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Australia should throw its weight behind a sugar tax

Kathy Chapman
8 March 2017


The push for a levy on sugar-sweetened beverages is gaining momentum, with good reason -- evidence shows it would help to reduce Australia's obesity epidemic and the flow-on increase in chronic disease burden.

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Out with traffic lights, in with stars - next steps for food labelling

Kathy Chapman
7 December 2012


The federal government is likely to introduce a star system for food packages next year to help consumers make healthier food choices, ABC’s Lateline reported last week.

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