Esther Han As summer rolls around, Australians naturally drink more beer. But each yearly peak in consumption is on the decline, study finds.
Nicole Hasham The Senate this month rejected a push to force restaurants, cafes, pubs and takeaway shops to disclose if their seafood is local or imported.
Cosima Marriner A childcare centre in Surry Hills has banned birthday cakes after parent complaints about excessive sugar and children with allergies being left out.
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Lee Holmes Sweet treats need not strain your system – in fact they can benefit gut bacteria.