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  1. 22 September 2018 - Animals, Food & You

    Getting real on strawberry needle risk

    Australia's strawberry needle scare is a case of risk perceptions running ahead of the actual risk, explains a University of Melbourne researcher.

  2. 24 May 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Would graphic warnings on unhealthy food make you think again?

    University of Melbourne and Cancer Council Victoria study shows that health warning labels on packaged foods work, encouraging people to make healthier choices

  3. 24 January 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Allergies, food labelling & saving lives

    People are experiencing anaphylaxis after eating foods they thought were safe, but a new labelling system would help says a University of Melbourne expert.

  4. 16 November 2017 - Science Matters

    Tricking our tongues: Creating guilt-free cheese

    University of Melbourne researchers are using high pressure and sonic waves to create low fat cheese that tastes just like the real thing.

  5. 4 July 2017 - Animals, Food & You

    Measuring deliciousness

    The University of Melbourne's sensory lab monitors conscious and unconscious responses to food, to measure what we really think about what we're eating.

  6. 24 April 2017 - Humanities

    Dinner in No-Man’s Land

    Food is another weapon of war, but the University of Melbourne looks at how sharing food is a powerful way of expressing our common humanity amid conflict

  7. 13 April 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    Engineering the perfect Easter egg

    The key to the perfect chocolate Easter egg is melting cocoa butter at the right temperature during manufacturing, according to the University of Melbourne.

  8. 18 December 2016 - Legal Affairs

    False labelling hides the truth about superfoods

    False and misleading claims about foods' health-boosting benefits are bad news for consumers - but Australia's regulatory system is ill-equipped to act.

  9. 15 December 2016 - Animals, Food & You

    The tiny drop fighting the big problem of antibiotic resistance

    As antibiotic-resistant superbugs pose an increasing threat to human health, a new chicken vaccine could help stop them in their tracks.

  10. 28 June 2016 - Humanities

    MasterChef meets Melbourne, underground

    MasterChef, filmed in part at the University of Melbourne, is another chapter in the history of feasting, which is about culture as much as it is about food.