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Are plant-based burgers healthy?

Plant-based and vegetarian burgers are all the rage right now,...

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7 ways you can tell if canned soup...

A can of soup is a quick and easy meal...

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Supermarket and pantry staple guide

Your expert guide to choosing the healthiest options in the...

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A guide to vision-support supplements

Having biennial check-ups with the optometrist is always a good...

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Label detective: Added-sugar labelling changes on the horizon?

Simpson Grierson food law specialists investigate changes we can expect...

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Label detective: Pregnancy warning labels on alcohol

The current law says it is voluntary to put pregnancy...

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DNA testing: Friend or foe?

Being able to easily access your DNA history and related...

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Label detective: Chemicals in food

Like it or not, the use of chemicals has become...

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Label detective: Has your food been nuked and...

Many consumers are not aware that some of our everyday...

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Label detective: How is your food classified?

Is your favourite protein shake a ‘food’ or a ‘meal...

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Label detective: Recipe modifications

Do food manufacturers have to tell you if they change...

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How to boost iron at breakfast

Cereal can be an important and easy source of iron,...

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Label detective: Exaggeration in advertising

‘World’s favourite pie’, ‘Best-ever muesli bar’ – it’s not hard...

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Label detective: Hemp seeds for sale

Cannabis is now legal in New Zealand. Well, not exactly...

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Label detective: Alcohol labelling

Most food products must display ingredients and nutrition information, but...

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Food labelling

Can we trust the ingredients lists on our food packaging...

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label detective: Farm-to-table

What does it mean if your meal is labelled ‘farm-to-table’?...

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Country of origin, the right to know

Do you care where your food comes from? Do you...

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