An article in the Press yesterday made me furious – titled “Junk food a driving force” it stated that ” a good old fashioned junk food binge” was the motivation that Sophie Pascoe used to “propel” her to further Olympic glory” ! What a load of crap! Continue reading
Despite having a trans Tasman authority (FSANZ) for the setting of trans Tasman food standards, our government in its wisdom has decided to break away from Australia on the issue of front of pack food labelling. Once again demonstrating how deep in the pockets of the food industry it is, it has instead set up a local committee to investigate this issue and report back by the end of the year. Surprise surprise, of the nine members on this committee, 5 of them are food industry representatives and 4 are nutrition specialists (one with food industry sponsors). I wonder what their decision will be?????!
Food and Grocery chief executive Katherine Rich says “the role of labels in food choice is hugely understated”. An interesting comment from someone hell-bent on preventing front of pack labelling! Continue reading
This goes to KFC for the announced reintroduction of the double down burger. Sad that it has to resort to pushing its unhealthiest option (the worst of a bad bunch) and inflict more ill health on our community to boost sagging profit levels!