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Lifestyle and environment - Food safety

Tips to ensure your food is safe and healthy, reading labels and food laws.

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Can freezing your food kill coronavirus?

For the latest coronavirus advice click hereAs people try measures...

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Coronavirus: How to handle fruit and veges safely

Healthy Food Guide editor Jenny de Montalk investigates safe food...

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5 advanced hygiene habits to stop coronavirus spread

As we settle down to life under lockdown, thoughts start...

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13 essential tips for eating well during coronavirus...

Should you and your family need to retreat into COVID-19-related...

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Coronavirus: How to make your own hand sanitiser

Due to stockpiling by people who are worried about coronavirus,...

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How to keep your drinking water safe after...

This weekend, rain is forecast to bring relief to people...

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10 essential food safety tips for outdoor cooking

Outdoor cooking and eating require specific food safety rules to...

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Shopping traps: Salads

It might be worth paying more attention to the refreshing...

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30 ways to make a meal gluten free

Just found out you or a family member has coeliac...

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Not all fermentation is good bacteria

With the rise of homemade fermented foods (kombucha, sauerkraut, sourdough...

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Pass on processed food

A study that presented 20 adults with ultra-processed food for...

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Label detective: Chemicals in food

Like it or not, the use of chemicals has become...

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Label detective: Has your food been nuked and...

Many consumers are not aware that some of our everyday...

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Label detective: How is your food classified?

Is your favourite protein shake a ‘food’ or a ‘meal...

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Label detective: Recipe modifications

Do food manufacturers have to tell you if they change...

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Labels help greener food choices

Would knowing the carbon footprint of the food you eat...

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Food labelling

Can we trust the ingredients lists on our food packaging...

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Tips for a healthier barbecue

Kiwis love a summer barbecue and now, thanks to science,...

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