Tag Archives: ethics

We would just like to tell you that we do not use permeate

A couple of months back I had a little rant about permeate in milk.  It was in response to a story that had broken in the Australian press about how a lot of Australian milk has permeate added to it secretly. … Continue reading

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Quick Pick: Urban Organic

Have you heard of the new internet TV show Urban Organic? Each episode is a  3 to 5 minute, professionally produced, interesting snapshot of what’s happening in the urban agriculture scene.

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The great Australian milk scandal

Last week there was a bit of a milk commotion in the Australian press.  Did you know that up to 16 % of milk (which only has one ingredient listed on the label: milk) is actually a substance known as … Continue reading

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Chicken confessions

I became a vegetarian at the ripe old age of eight.  Or should I say I became an ethical vegetarian then because, though my mother was very understanding, trying to provide a meat and meatless meal each night for her … Continue reading

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In the aftermath of the floods

I think by now most, if not all, of you would have heard about the recent flooding and cyclone Yasi in Australia.  In particular, you probably heard about the floods in Brisbane and Queensland. At the time I didn’t say … Continue reading

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Ode to organic free range eggs

One thing I love about organic free range eggs… …is that sometimes they are stripey or spotty or are double yolkers …and that shows me that the hen who laid the egg is being allowed to be more henny than … Continue reading

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Shove the diet, it’s food culture all the way

Last week I was listening to one of my favourite food podcasts, Good Food and they had an interesting guest on.  Dr Thomas Robinson and his team research ways to ensure people eat healthily and stay within a healthy weight … Continue reading

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