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Abbott government to move on country of origin food labelling

Abbott government to move on country of origin food labelling

Friday 27 February | Source: Sydney Morning Herald

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has committed to 'cost effective' reforms of country of origin food labelling, following the hepatitis A outbreak from frozen berries imported from China. Read more

Charge this March to fight cancer

Charge this March to fight cancer

Thursday 26 February | Source: Prime7

Cancer Council NSW is encouraging people to put on their joggers for The March Charge, following revelations that 40,000 cancer cases could be avoided if people exercised more and cut out junk food. Read more

Cancer patient and medicinal cannabis campaigner Dan Haslam has passed

Cancer patient and medicinal cannabis campaigner Dan Haslam has passed

Thursday 26 February | Source: ABC News

Medical marijuana campaigner Daniel Haslam passed away on Tuesday at age 25 from terminal bowel cancer. Read more

New research: Smoking to kill 1.8 million Australians

New research: Smoking to kill 1.8 million Australians

Wednesday 25 February | Source: Sydney Morning Herald

1.8m Australian smokers will die from their habit, according to new research from the Sax Institute in collaboration with the National Heart Foundation and Cancer Council NSW. Read more

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