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Australia’s ‘country of origin’ food labels only have Australia as country of origin



Australia introduced “Country of Origin” labelling on Tuesday, a bid to clarify where your food is coming from. Unfortunately, those labels won’t have the country of origin — unless the country is Australia.

Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce and Industry Minister Ian MacFarlane introduced the new gold labels, complete with a percentage bar that will show the amount of “Australian” in each product — whether the product is grown locally, or contains 100%, 75%,…

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The enormous Fitbit Surge is a runner’s best friend



When the Fitbit Surge was unveiled late last year, the popular fitness tracking company wanted everyone to know that it was not a smartwatch. In fact, Fitbit co-founder and CEO James Park said at the time that smartwatches in general “lack a purpose in life.”

Instead, Fitbit is labeling its newly-available Surge a “superwatch” because it blends smartwatch capabilities with the traditional (and advanced) ingredients that go into a fitness tracker. It’s designed for serious runners, like if…

Alton Brown’s 11 tips for healthier Super Bowl snacks



From an food-lover’s perspective, the Super Bowl can be a truly magical experience. It is one of the few nights a year that snacks are encouraged dinner fare, an opportunity that shouldn’t be taken for granted

While we’re totally on board with taking the least healthful route to snack heaven, there are lighter ways to munch on game day.

Celebrity chef and food genius Alton Brown shared his unusual tips for healthier snacking with…

How About a Six-Layer Cereal Cake With Your Morning Coffee?



Remembering to eat breakfast is a piece of cake when your breakfast is, in fact, a piece of cake

But not just any cake: A six-layer milk-soaked cereal cake with each layer boasting a different cereal that your parents banned from your childhood pantry

One daring chef-showman by the name of Charles Phoenix has done it. He’s made a cake that is everything: Breakfast, dessert, art and a hard-and-fast heart attack.


6 Mouth-Watering Cheeseburger Recipes You Can’t Swiss Out On



Swiss, blue cheese, Monterey Jack— it all tastes so much better when melted over a giant, juicy burger cooked on your very own home grill.

In honor of National Cheeseburger Day on Sept. 18, chef Michael Ollier of Certified Angus Beef shared a few key grilling tips with Mashable.

1. Marbling makes the burger.

In a cut of beef, marbling refers to white flecks of meat that melt during cooking. According to Ollier, this bastes the meat from…

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