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Health experts call for more regulation on energy drinks

International health experts are calling on governments to take a stronger regulatory stand on the use of energy drinks.

The call comes following an international conference at Deakin University late …
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Food supplier code goes ahead, but without Metcash’s signed backing

The federal government is proceeding with its proposed food industry code despite the refusal of Metcash to sign the legally-backed document.

Australian Food and Grocery Council chief Gary Dawson and …
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Woolworths open on food labelling, but industry wary

The country’s biggest food retailer, Woolworths, says it’s ready to work with the government to improve food-labelling laws, amid expectations graphics indicating the percentages of Australian and imported content in …
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Coca-Cola has new Life, but can taste testers pick the difference?

COKE has a new Life.

At only 160 calories a bottle and containing cane sugar and artificial sweeteners instead of regular sugar, we decided to road-test the latest addition to …
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Coles could face record penalty over ‘fresh’ bread deceit

Australia’s consumer watchdog has called for fines of at least $4 million to be handed down against Coles for deceiving consumers about the freshness of its bread.
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Woolworths inks deal with eBay to drive online/offline sales

Under a partnership unveiled on Tuesday, eBay customers will be able to pick up their online orders from parcel pick up points and lockers in more than 90 Woolworths supermarkets …
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Coles, Woolworths urged to sign grocery code of conduct
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Coles, Woolworths urged to sign grocery code of conduct

A grocery industry code of conduct aimed at curbing unfair treatment of suppliers by the major supermarket chains will be enacted within days, more than two years after talks commenced between Coles, Woolworths and the food and grocery industry.
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Shopping at Coles, Woolworths cheaper than 20 years ago for some items

Supermarket shoppers are experiencing a mixed bag of product price changes with some cheaper or similar to 20 years ago and others more than double.

Toilet paper, chicken fillets and …
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Plain Packaging Likely To Deter Smoking

Plain or standardised cigarette packs may deter non-smokers from taking up the habit and may cut the number of cigarettes that smokers get through, a new study has found.

In …
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Has Coca-Cola lost its cool?

Half the population of Australian teenagers drank a Coca-Cola over the past four weeks. That might seem like a high proportion, but five years ago it was closer to 70 …
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