School Test: Dump the Diet Coke

posted in: Food, Health, Media Releases

Soil & Health wants schools to try a 60-day diet beverage and sugar-free gum break to test for pupil behaviour improvement. Diet and sugar-free products often contain the neurotoxin aspartame. “With increasing behavioural, mental health and obesity issues in the … Read More

NZFSA refuses to meet Betty Martini

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The Soil & Health Association and Safe Food Campaign are calling for the New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) to meet with visiting aspartame expert Dr Betty Martini. Dr Martini has been refused entry at NZFSA today, even though Alison … Read More

Organic Means Certified Organic

Soil & Health is celebrating that the Fair Trading Act is being interpreted to mean that products called organic should be certified organic, following the release last night of Food Standards Australia New Zealand’s Review Report, again recommending the introduction … Read More

Food tests before field tests

posted in: Food, GE, Health, Media Releases

Soil & Health is calling for more integration of environmental and food safety analysis on GE and pesticide applications, following last weeks Environmental Risk Management Authority (ERMA) Bt Brassica hearing. ERMA denies food safety responsibility, as Food Standards Australia New … Read More

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