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Healthy Food Partnership – Opportunities and Challenges

It’s  almost six years since the Healthy Food Partnership (HFP) began when Rural Health Minister Fiona Nash announced a new partnership of preventive health groups, food industry bodies and government to cooperatively tackle obesity and encourage healthy eating. To date there has been active participation of the AFGC and wider […]

Ultra-processed foods in national dietary guidelines

The AFGC keeps a watching brief on research publications across scientific and technical disciplines of importance to the food industry.   Public health researchers claim there is a growing body of evidence indicating that processing techniques used in food manufacture may be as harmful to health as consuming excessive […]