July 2016 Foodwatch Newsletter - Watch out for naughty labels!

Written by Catherine Saxelby on Tuesday, 26 July 2016.
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July 2016 Foodwatch Newsletter - Watch out for naughty labels!

In Australia we’ve become used to being able to trust the claims made on labels. Yes, some of them are tricky, such a “fat-free” on lollies that never ever had fat in them, or “high-fibre” on bran cereals that were always high, but usually they’re truthful. In this month's Foodwatch Newsletter, however, we look at those that are misleading.

Buyer beware!

Food labels are supposed to be able to help consumers make informed choices about what they eat and what their children eat. That's why it's so important they're truthful and not misleading. In the July edition of the Foodwatch Newsletter we follow some cases taken up by the Australian Competition and Comsumer Commission (ACCC) where claims on pack were not what they should have been.

The July Foodwatch Newsletter will give you the low down on how to read food labels and how food manufacturers are trying to trick you into thinking there's less sugar in a product than there actually is by using different forms of sugar. Be informed! There's also a section on what I'm eating now so check out the July Foodwatch Newsletter.

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Catherine Saxelby has the answers! She is an accredited nutritionist, blogger and award-winning author. Her latest book Nutrition for Life  is a new update on all the things you've read or heard about. Think insects, collagen, vegan eating, Keto dieting, vitamin B12, fast food and cafe culture.  It has plenty of colour pictures and is easy to dip in and out of. Grab your copy NOW!