Food quality in Tasmania
Food quality in Tasmania is one of the priority areas of the Pollution Information Tasmania, a community group dedicated to investigating and documenting pollution in the state of Tasmania, Australia.
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- "Telling the Truth about Toxics in Tasmania", Tasmanian Times, August 2, 2009.
- "Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code"is administered by a bi-national Government agency called Food Standards Australia New Zealand. The Code lists requirements for foods such as additives, food safety, labelling and GM foods, but limited standards that address pesticides in food.
- "What's on my food" is a Pesticide Action Network project that provides a searchable database designed to make the public problem of pesticide exposure visible and more understandable.
- "Natural Resources Defense Council" is a U.S.-based organisation that works to protect wildlife and wild places and to ensure a healthy environment for all life on earth.
- "The True Food Guide" is a Greenpeace initiative that rates food brands and products as Green (GE-free) and Red (may contain GE ingredients).
- "Food Standards Agency" is an independent UK Government department set up by an Act of Parliament in 2000 to protect the public's health and consumer interests in relation to food.
- "Foodmatters" is a website committed to helping people help themselves to care for their bodies.
- Peter C Sims, Toxic residues in food, The Mercury, August 4, 2009.
- Kelly Burke, "Consumers blind to toxic dangers at greengrocer", Sydney Morning Herald, July, 3, 2009.
- Rob Edwards, "Half of All the Fruit & Veg You Buy is Contaminated", The Sunday Herald (UK), August 2, 2009.
- Pesticide Residue Committee, Pesticide Residue Committee annual report 2008, Chemicals Regulation Directorate of the Health and Safety Executive, September, 2009.
- James Colquhoun & Laurentine Colquhoun, Food Matters. (This is a trailer for a film about the trillion-dollar 'sickness industry' and curing disease naturally).
- Markus Dunk, "Plants in gardens and allotments all over Britain are dying: The reason is as surprising as it is disturbing...", Mail Online, October, 2009.
- Dr Meriel Watts & Steffan Browning, "More Endosulfan in Tomatoes - This Time Australian Ones Are Worse!", Joint Media Release from Pesticide Action Network Aotearoa/ New Zealand, Soil & Health Association of New Zealand & Publishers of Organic NZ, July 23, 2008.
- Steffan Browning, "New calls for country of origin labelling", Soil & Health Association of New Zealand, September 2008.
- "Pesticides in fruit and vegetables Are they harmless — or is the truth that we don’t really know?", 'Choice Online, March 10, 2006.
- Harry Wallop, "Fruit and veg have 'unacceptable' levels of pesticides", Telegraph.co.uk, September 24, 2009.
- Charles Krebs, "What do our foods contain?", excerpts from Nutrition for the Brain – feeding your brain for optimum performance, Michelle Anderson Publishing Melbourne, 2006.
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