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Food labelling changes overlook wholegrains

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Food labelling changes overlook wholegrains.. Go Grains By Trish Griffiths, Accredited Practising Dietitian; Executive Manager, Go Grains Health and Nutrition Ltd Consumer interest in wholegrains is gaining momentum in Australia - a trend that could reap benefits for grain growers - but this may be short-lived if proposed changes to food labelling legislation go ahead... Even through there is some scientific support that regular consumption of wholegrain foods is associated with protection from diseases such as heart disease and diabetes, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has overlooked this in the development of the draft Standard for Nutrition, Health and Related Claims, making no provision for claims about wholegrains...
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