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People with peanut allergy at risk of allergic reaction to lupin flour
...akery and catering goods. A new directive on food labelling
came into force in Europe in November 2004, requiring food manufacturers to specifically list 12 potential allergic ingredients. Lupin flour is not included on this list despite recommendation from the UK based Institute of Food Science and Technolog...
Does alcohol labelling encourage sensible drinking?
on shop-bought alcohol, showing the alcohol units ...han label information. Despite the enthusiasm for labelling
amongst the participants, evidence from other countries on its effectiveness is not supportive, say ...
Proposed changes to obesity guidelines may harm children in the US
...he University of Sydney, for instance, warned that labelling
children as overweight or obese can lead to stigmatization, eating problems and avoidance of exercise. Mr. Moynihan points out that one of the prime movers behind the proposed changes being considered by the expert committee is Dr. William Dietz, a s...
Obesity experts back Abbott initiative
...deralOpposition health spokesperson Julia Gillard, labelling
it as 'misguided'. "It is sad that this very worthwhile initiative has become a target for cheap political shots," the Professors said. "We welcome the government's lead on this issue and reject criticism that this important initiative is too lit...
Consumer hygiene fears keep food industry on its toes
...re important to the consumer than value for money, labelling
and other considerations such as GM or additive content, even though actual risks might not be very high.' The on-going research focused on risk management practices by businesses in south-east England and Scotland. A survey of 204 individuals in ...