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How Tomatoes Lost Their Taste

Kai Kupferschmidt Science Now The next time you bite into a supermarket tomato and are less than impressed with the taste, blame aesthetics. A new study reveals that decades of breeding the fruits for uniform color have robbed them of … Continue reading

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Big business: the Coles and Woolworths effect

Alan Jones 2GB Alan Jones speaks with MP Craig Kelly about the supermarket giants putting the squeeze on producers. Listen to the podcast

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Fresh – Official Trailer

NewVideoDigital The underground documentary that became a massive grassroots success, FRESH is the embodiment of the good food movement. FRESH outlines the vicious cycle of our current food production methods, while also celebrating the farmers, thinkers and business people across … Continue reading

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Best pizzas revealed

Helen Wellings Today Tonight The big brand takeaways and the supermarket pizzas have all been analysed to uncover the healthiest choices, and sort them from the crust demons. What are Australia’s all-time favourite pizza flavours? “The super supreme has been … Continue reading

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26 Common Food Labels, Explained

Source: Cheap Healthy Good These days, grocery shopping involves a lot of reading. Food is rarely content to just be, and instead, must include dozens of labels designating it as CAGE-FREE, HIGH IN ANTIOXIDANTS, or the dreaded ORGANIC. And even … Continue reading

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Suppliers refer Coles, Woolies to ACCC

Mark Hawthorne & Colin Kruger Sydney Morning Herald Suppliers to Australia’s two dominant supermarket chains have complained to the consumer watchdog about ”unconscionable conduct” by Coles and Woolworths. The chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Rod Sims, told … Continue reading

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Growers underpaid for produce, say farmers

Source: SMH THE supermarket giants Woolworths and Coles could be paying farmers as little as 35¢ a kilogram for potatoes and pumpkins and selling them for $3 a kilogram, the latest research from the NSW Farmers Association shows. The association … Continue reading

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Juicy import secrets

Source: Today Tonight One of the most deceptive labels on supermarket shelves is the one that says ‘Made from local and imported ingredients’, so what does that mean? Manufacturers love it because they can hide what they’re putting in, so … Continue reading

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Best Before – Germany

Source: Journeyman Pictures Colourful, hygienic and nicely packaged: supermarket food is the same wherever you go in the world. But the packaging often contains dangerous toxins that can enter the food chain and pose serious health risks. All over the … Continue reading

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7 Worst Supermarket Rip-Offs

Source: Yahoo Health Walking into your average supermarket is a lot like being a contestant on “Jeopardy!” If you think hard, choose wisely, and give all the right answers, you can go home with a carload of cash and prizes. … Continue reading

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