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Lifestyle and environment - Food safety

Tips to ensure your food is safe and healthy, reading labels and food laws.

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Shopping traps: Salads

It might be worth paying more attention to the refreshing...

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30 ways to make a meal gluten free

Just found out you or a family member has coeliac...

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Not all fermentation is good bacteria

With the rise of homemade fermented foods (kombucha, sauerkraut, sourdough...

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Pass on processed food

A study that presented 20 adults with ultra-processed food for...

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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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Labels help greener food choices

Would knowing the carbon footprint of the food you eat...

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Food labelling

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

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Tips for a healthier barbecue

Kiwis love a summer barbecue and now, thanks to science,...

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Seven ways to safer food in the summertime

Cut your risk of food poisoning in the warmer months...

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Food poisoning

Summer is a great time to enjoy social meals out...

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Relax, food in packaging is safe

Chemicals from food packaging aren’t a risk to health, according...

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Freezer meal planner

Do you know what’s really lurking in the bottom of...

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Rare meat

What do rule changes about serving rare meat mean for...

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Freezer guide

Not sure how long to store frozen food? This handy guide...

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UK salmonella salad risk doesn’t apply in NZ...

Salmonella doesn’t pose the same risk to New Zealand salad...

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