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FSANZ Act review 2020

FSANZ Act Review discussion questions This submission is made 16/11/2020 on behalf of the Food Intolerance Network, which consists of 15,987 current members (verify here https://www.facebook.com/groups/128458328536/members), mostly in Australia and New Zealand but with members in USA, UK, EU, Canada and several other countries and includes dietitians and other health professionals. The Network provides independent information about the effects of food on behaviour, health and learning in both children and adults through www.fedup.com.au which has had more than 12 million visitors. Responsibility for comments is taken by Howard Dengate BSc (Food Sci UNSW), PhD (Plant Sci LC), Cert Plant-based Nutrition (eCornell). The support of Network members is acknowledged. 1. Is there still a compel...
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FIN Campaigns
12 November 2020

Failsafe 66 January – March 2011

The Food Intolerance Network provides information and support for people worldwide using a low-chemical elimination diet free of additives, low in salicylates, amines and flavour enhancers (FAILSAFE) for health, behaviour and learning problems. The FAILSAFE Newsletter is available free by email. THIS MONTH Special diet helps two-thirds of ADHD children stop medicine Outcome from Australian Food Labelling Review Research: Doctors call for mandatory warnings on teething gels, Gluten intolerance: It's official! In brief: Medical mind-change on fever, Additive-free school trial goes French, Great game for your kids, Audio interview with Sue Dengate, Sensitivity to Quorn foods Book reviews: How doctors think; How patients should think: 10 questions to ask your doctor about drugs, tests and t...
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2011
07 March 2011

Failsafe 67 April - June 2011

The Food Intolerance Network provides information and support for people worldwide using a low-chemical elimination diet free of additives, low in salicylates, amines and flavour enhancers (FAILSAFE) for health, behaviour and learning problems. The FAILSAFE Newsletter is available free by email. THIS MONTH What’s on sale in your school canteen/tuckshop? Low vitamin D levels linked to allergies in children Research: Raine ADHD Study: Long-term outcomes associated with stimulant medication in the treatment of ADHD in children, NY schools study revisited In brief: 243 Ethyl lauroyl arginate (new food preservative); Declaration of soy in medicines; University of Qld eczema survey; Quorn foods; Doctors find fruit and vegetables better than antibiotics for ear infections Now targeting: Colour...
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2011
27 May 2011

Failsafe52 April – June 2007

FAILSAFE #52 Newsletter of the Food Intolerance Network April – June 2007 The Food Intolerance Network supports people worldwide using a low-chemical elimination diet free of additives, low in salicylates, amines and flavour enhancers (FAILSAFE) for health, behaviour and learning problems. To see this FAILSAFE Newsletter in colour on the web: FAILsaf52.html The FAILSAFE Newsletter is available free by email. THIS MONTH Kids and chocolate Nestles myth the point ONE MILLION HITS!! Research Alopecia areata and gluten, Getting vegetables into children, Chicken soup really is good for you, Benefits of psyllium, Oats in gluten-free diets In brief: Ribena and no vitamin C, The food industry pyramid, Additive wars, Eating beef in pregnancy Targeting… Misleading advertising Readers' stories: [54...
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2007
07 June 2007

Failsafe 68 July - September 2011

The Food Intolerance Network provides information and support for people worldwide using a low-chemical elimination diet free of additives, low in salicylates, amines and flavour enhancers (FAILSAFE) for health, behaviour and learning problems. The FAILSAFE Newsletter is available free by email. THIS MONTH Additive-free school trial New website www.fedup.com.au Research: Vitamins 'lower risk of autism' In brief: Is the world's top tennis ace doing better because he gave up gluten?; Low-calorie diet reverses type 2 diabetes; Vaccine for coeliacs; FSANZ has released a new nutrition database for consumers; FSANZ is starting a Food Standard Code interpretation service; Spam Food Intolerance Network site; Book review: “Alex – what happens when your life is in tatters then you meet a mysterio...
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2011
25 July 2011

Failsafe56 April – June 2008

FAILSAFE #56 Newsletter of the Food Intolerance Network April – June 2008 The Food Intolerance Network supports people worldwide using a low-chemical elimination diet free of additives, low in salicylates, amines and flavour enhancers (FAILSAFE) for health, behaviour and learning problems. To see this FAILSAFE Newsletter in colour on the web: FAILsaf56.html The FAILSAFE Newsletter is available free by email. and join 5,444 network families. THIS MONTH UK Food regulator calls for additive ban 'Ban the Additives' campaign leads the way Get Smarties campaign 2 Research: A1 and A2 milk In brief: Tell the government what you want in food, The Myths of Fruit, Cough and cold medicines, Canada bans BPA in baby bottles Targeting… Get Smarties campaign 2 Readers' stories: [637] - [648] Product up...
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2008
07 June 2008

Failsafe 79 January - April 2015

The Food Intolerance Network provides information and support for people worldwide using a low-chemical elimination diet free of additives, low in salicylates, amines and flavour enhancers (FAILSAFE) for health, behaviour and learning problems. Download as a pdf . Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you want the newsletter for Kindle or ereader Focus: The dangers of prescription drugs in Professor Gøtzsche’s new book Fedup Roadshow 2015 program 650% increase in deaths from self-harm and no mention of diet Research: Anxiety and depression not all in the mind In brief: Artificial colours in school canteens; Top of the pops - are you bothered by a lot of wind (gas, farts) from some foods?; Flavour enhancer 635 at McDonalds?; Artificial colours in foods imported into Australia; EU consumers ...
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2015
05 March 2015

Failsafe50 October – December 2006

FAILSAFE #50 Newsletter of the Food Intolerance Network October - December 2006 The Food Intolerance Network supports people worldwide using a low-chemical elimination diet free of additives, low in salicylates, amines and flavour enhancers (FAILSAFE) for health, behaviour and learning problems. The FAILSAFE Newsletter is available free by email. THIS MONTH 2006 Lobbying report Fed Up with Children’s Behaviour – the DVD Research Mothers’ diet during breastfeeding can affect babies, Propionic acid in rats can cause autistic symptoms, In brief: Perfume sensitivity, Asthma increase at school start Targeting…Kraft Foods Philadelphia Cream Cheese Readers' stories: [459] - [474] Product updates:detailed help and information. Questions: detailed help and information. Cooks Corner: Evil bean br...
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2006
07 December 2006

Failsafe 85 May 2017 - July 2017

The Food Intolerance Network provides information and support for people worldwide using a low-chemical elimination diet free of additives, low in salicylates, amines and flavour enhancers (FAILSAFE) for health, behaviour and learning problems. Focus: “Thank you for changing my life” - US teen COURAGE AWARD Amines and another COURAGE AWARD Californian bill proposes artificial colour warning labels Now targeting: Reject a new way of hiding MSG in foods - act before June 2017 Research: ADHD “a meaningless label” - or not?; MSG & belly fat; Nothing new under the sun In brief: Failsafe eating at school; Why we need feedback about dietitians; Online course for new mothers; Bureaucratic response from FSANZ Minister Gillespie; Fruit and vegetable juice as colour additives; Hidden hazards: comm...
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2017
08 May 2017

Failsafe61 July – September 2009

FAILSAFE #61 Newsletter of the Food Intolerance Network July – September 2009 The Food Intolerance Network supports people worldwide using a low-chemical elimination diet free of additives, low in salicylates, amines and flavour enhancers (FAILSAFE) for health, behaviour and learning problems. To see this FAILSAFE Newsletter in colour on the web: FAILsaf61.htm The FAILSAFE Newsletter is available free by email. THIS MONTH Australian supermarkets doing “the right thing” The great Macca’s experiment Research: Nitrates and Alzheimer’s In brief: Politicians recognise colours, Fragrances, Fragrance free workplaces, Court rules aspartame is ‘nasty’, Health problems from new mattresses, Folate in bread, Consumer power Two new articles, Report adverse reactions to medications in Australia, The ...
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2009
07 September 2009

Failsafe 72 July- December 2012

The Food Intolerance Network provides information and support for people worldwide using a low-chemical elimination diet free of additives, low in salicylates, amines and flavour enhancers (FAILSAFE) for health, behaviour and learning problems. The FAILSAFE Newsletter is available free by email. Just email Fedup Roadshow 2012 final report ABC 4 Corners on autism and propionates Research: Effect of MSG on irritable bowel and fibromyalgia symptoms; Effect of aspartame on fibromyalgia: In brief: Sulphite test strips now available at cost; Avoiding harmful additives - a presentation; Junk food disguised to appear healthy; Channel 7 Today Tonight on natural additives In depth: No artificial colours, flavours, emulsifiers or preservatives in Woolies' fresh in-store baked bread; New ADHD guide...
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2012
02 May 2012

Failsafe 110 (June - September 2024)

Rising violence and ultra-processed foods Diverticulitis from daily low dose aspirin - and IBS from dietary salicylates ADHD and autism in dogs Difficulty swallowing - Eosinophilic oesophagitis (EoE) – “asthma of the oesophagus” Ultra-processed foods linked to 32 adverse health effects Common food preservative has unexpected effects on the gut microbiome Reading and diet
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2024
01 June 2024

Failsafe 97 August - December 2020

The Food Intolerance Network provides information and support for people worldwide using a low-chemical elimination diet free of additives, low in salicylates, amines and flavour enhancers (FAILSAFE) for health, behaviour and learning problems. Focus: Antidepressants. Or diet? Trump: food-induced oppositional defiance? Fed Up with Children's Behaviour DVD now free to view Food allergy and intolerance tests Research: Irritable bowel, dementia and diet; Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS); A1 milk predisposes to asthma and lung inflammation In brief: Reduce virus particles by a factor of 10 with a Wein personal air purifier; Survey on orthorexia; Food unregulation - in 10 steps Your questions: Can I try that coloured or flavoured gin?; Can you tell me more about 'yeast' in some products?;...
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2020
16 August 2020

Failsafe 78 September - December 2014

The Food Intolerance Network provides information and support for people worldwide using a low-chemical elimination diet free of additives, low in salicylates, amines and flavour enhancers (FAILSAFE) for health, behaviour and learning problems. Download as a pdf. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you want the newsletter for Kindle or ereader Focus: You know that you are on the elimination diet when.....a lighthearted look at food intolerance. SUCCESS! Complaint to ACCC about Helga's wrap labels accepted. Research: How sweet it isn't; Serious side effects of sleeping pills In brief: Artificial colours now hidden in pharmacy items; Food additives fingered in Physical Education Week in South Australia Your questions: We’ve been meaning to do a dairy challenge but there always seems to be ...
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2014
18 August 2014

Failsafe 74 April - September 2013

The Food Intolerance Network provides information and support for people worldwide using a low-chemical elimination diet free of additives, low in salicylates, amines and flavour enhancers (FAILSAFE) for health, behaviour and learning problems. The FAILSAFE Newsletter is available free by email. Just email Additives in Europe Only three weeks to the Fedup Roadshow 2013 Research: Medical U-turn on acne-diet link; Gut bacteria affect brain function; Immunologists' knickers in a twist about salicylate elimination diets for children; 19% of Australians report diagnosed food intolerance In brief: Angel Maker Challenge on again in August 2013; Food ranked as highest concern for consumers in CFA survey; MSG booster products - watch the show!; The new SAFE Product List; For those who are highly...
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2013
12 February 2013

Failsafe59 January – March 2009

FAILSAFE #59 Newsletter of the Food Intolerance Network January – March 2009 The Food Intolerance Network supports people worldwide using a low-chemical elimination diet free of additives, low in salicylates, amines and flavour enhancers (FAILSAFE) for health, behaviour and learning problems. To see this FAILSAFE Newsletter in colour on the web: FAILsaf59.html The FAILSAFE Newsletter is available free by email. THIS MONTH We are the majority Research: Aussie kids most at risk from artificial colours 123 and 155 says new survey In brief: What was that number again?, Peanut recall, Painkiller warning, Diet causes pimples, Fabric softeners are not permitted on a low salicylate diet, Vitamin enriched water, Diet and Cancer, Pet food, An organic school canteen, Register of food safety offenc...
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2009
07 March 2009

Failsafe65 July – December 2010

FAILSAFE #65 Newsletter of the Food Intolerance Network July – December 2010 The Food Intolerance Network provides information and support for people worldwide using a low-chemical elimination diet free of additives, low in salicylates, amines and flavour enhancers (FAILSAFE) for health, behaviour and learning problems. The FAILSAFE Newsletter is available free by email. THIS MONTH Additives and Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Iodine deficiency due to salt restriction Research: Diet and gout; 'Clean Room' Pittsburgh Study on autism In brief: The new magnifying failsafe card; Fedup Roadshow 2010; Karitane colour survey; New CSPI report on colours; EU warning on colours; Phase-out of baby bottles containing Bisphenol A (BPA) Now targeting: Pears in syrup SUCCESS!, Darrell Lea white jelly beans R...
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2010
07 December 2010

Failsafe 102 (November - December 2021)

The Food Intolerance Network provides information and support for people worldwide using a low-chemical elimination diet free of additives, low in salicylates, amines and flavour enhancers (FAILSAFE) for health, behaviour and learning problems. Focus: Hidden additives Failsafe changed my life BBQ sauce Research: ‘Hygiene hypothesis” under attack Opioids are in gluten as well as A1 milk In brief: FSANZ 2021 Stakeholder Satisfaction Survey Australian Dietary Guidelines New blue food colour India again leads with food regulation Sue Dengate's famous presentation “Fed Up with Children’s Behaviour” is now available to view for free (1hr 12mins). Your questions: Oxalates keep being mentioned as something to avoid for some people. What is the science? Book review: The Lunchbox Effect by Belind...
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2021
27 October 2021

Failsafe 70 January-March 2012

The Food Intolerance Network provides information and support for people worldwide using a low-chemical elimination diet free of additives, low in salicylates, amines and flavour enhancers (FAILSAFE) for health, behaviour and learning problems. The FAILSAFE Newsletter is available free by email. Just email Removing artificial colours & MSG in Coles own brand is not enough New study: managing salicylate intolerance with chilli Research: Daily dose of aspirin may do more harm than good: study; New Study Links Daily Aspirin Use to Increased Risk of Age-Related Macular Degeneration; Probiotics may lessen anxiety and depression; Mother's Diet may influence Baby's Allergies. In brief: Australian of the Year, New Zealand food bill, MS cured by diet of additive free unprocessed food, Lunch box ...
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2012
05 March 2012

Failsafe 81 September - December 2015

The Food Intolerance Network provides information and support for people worldwide using a low-chemical elimination diet free of additives, low in salicylates, amines and flavour enhancers (FAILSAFE) for health, behaviour and learning problems. Download as a pdf. Focus: Let's all get the food regulator FSANZ to do better! Final report on the Fedup Roadshow 2015 Now targetting: Petition to remove annatto 160b from Unilever Australia's Streets products nearing success! Research: Artificial sweeteners can cause diabetes and obesity? Wait, I thought they were supposed to prevent ….; World Health Organisation (WHO) - processed meats cause cancer in humans In brief: Recent media: “Cooking with vegetable oil releases toxic chemicals linked to cancer”; 129 ways to add MSG and fool consumers; Ca...
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2015
20 November 2015