Not so happy Easter: Woolworths treats trigger backlash
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Not so happy Easter: Woolworths treats trigger backlash

The damning ingredient found in Woolworths buns. Source: SBS Consumers have gotten, er, hot and rather cross after it was discovered Woolworths hot cross buns contain palm oil, taking to Twitter (of course) to voice their anger.       The ingredient has also been found in Coles hot cross buns, with one Twitter user appealing to celebrity chef ambassador … Continue reading

Meat Free Week provides food for thought
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Meat Free Week provides food for thought

From 18-24 March, thousands of Australians will give up their steaks, salmon and sausages as part of Meat Free Week (MFW), an inaugural campaign which attempts to draw attention to Australia’s factory farming issue. Melissa Dixon and Lainie Bracher, colleagues with extensive careers in publishing and journalism, founded Meat Free Week to spread the word about the … Continue reading

LUNA post: The skinny on the Swedish Mannequins
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LUNA post: The skinny on the Swedish Mannequins

The Skinny on the Swedish Mannequins Is this mannequin ‘fuller-figured’ or just ‘normal-figured’? The snap that sparked the controversy. Source: becka.nu Women’s Rights News recently posted this image on their Facebook, with the caption: “Store mannequins in Sweden. They look like real women. The US should invest in some of these.” The image quickly went viral, flooding feeds … Continue reading

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UniLife column: The Harlem Shake

I just spent approximately 79 minutes on YouTube (not unusual). Listening to the same song (slightly less usual). And no, it wasn’t the latest chart topper from 1D (guilty pleasures aside), it was something much more catchy…yet mysterious. It’s being hailed as the next Gangnam Style, with the dance phenomena spreading across the globe faster … Continue reading