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More food activist research from Auckland University

Research from Auckland University on packaged foods in supermarkets is another disappointing example of food politicking dressed up as academic research, says FGC. The paper is also flawed due to its misuse of the Nutrient Profiling Scoring Criterion system developed solely for the regulation of health and nutrient claims about foods.

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Poll on food advertising to children flawed

A poll that found 73 per cent of adults favoured stronger restrictions on unhealthy food and drink advertising to children used questions that created a false impression there is a lot of advertising directed at children, says Katherine Rich. She said many people who answered the survey may not be aware of the codes that already exist.

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FGC Conference 2015 filling fast

Places are running out for the FGC annual conference in Sydney from 11-13 November. with the latest speakers confirmed being Rob Clark and Geoff Smith of Nielsen, who will again present their exclusive barometer on the marketplace.

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Export Speakers on Asia

FGC and NZ Trade & Enterprise is to host the third Export Speaker Session of the year, entitled “Developing and Succeeding in the Asian Market” in August. It will be held in Auckland on Thursday 13 August and will be sponsored by ASB.

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