Terms of use of this website

Welcome to Foodwatch.com.au (the “Site”). These Terms of Use (the “Agreement”) govern your use of this website which is owned and operated by Foodwatch Pty Ltd ('Foodwatch Nutrition Centre’). By using the Foodwatch website, you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions. If you do not agree to all of the following terms and conditions, then you should cease using the website immediately.


Changes to this Agreement

At Foodwatch, we reserve the right to change the terms of this Agreement at any time. We advise you to check them from time to time for any changes / updates. Your continued use of the website or purchase of any services offered on the website will constitute acceptance of any amended terms and conditions.

Changes to the site

Foodwatch may, at any time and in its sole discretion, modify, add to, delete, suspend or terminate the Site and any content, products or services offered on the Site with or without notice. All additional new and/or updated services will be subject to the same terms and conditions unless expressly noted.

The nature of our business

Our company is Foodwatch Pty Ltd  ABN  92 002 767 991

Foodwatch is a provider of nutrition and health information under the direction of university-qualified dietitian and nutritionist Catherine Saxelby who is accredited with the Dietitians Association of Australia, Nutrition Society of Australia, Australian Medical Writers Association and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.


Foodwatch publishes responsible food and nutrition information of a general nature on a wide range of topics. We make every effort to make sure all the information on this website is accurate by referring to the primary source, but we accept no liability for any reliance placed on information herein.

Please note we do not provide responses to individual medical problems nor can we give individual information that takes into consideration your specific problems and situation, other than what is available on our web site.

For personalised medical advice, we encourage you to make an appointment with your doctor, dietitian or health professional.

In Australia, you can find a dietitian near you by visiting the website of the Dietitians Australia at https://dietitiansaustralia.org.au  and going to “Find an APD”.

In New Zealand, please contact the NZ Dietitians Association at www.dietitians.org.nz.

In the US, please contact the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics at www.eatright.org

In the UK, please contact the British Dietetic Association at www.bda.uk.com.

Intellectual Property Rights

The content of this website, including information, data, images, logos and systems it contains is protected by copyright under the Copyright Act 1968 (Commonwealth of Australia) (as amended) – either by Foodwatch or by third parties.

As a visitor to, and user of this website, you agree to use it for lawful, non-commercial purposes and only in accordance with these stated terms and conditions and you must not in any way infringe the intellectual property rights of any person or entity.  

You must not re-use, copy, publish, print, modify, transmit, store or distribute – electronically or by any other means – the copyrighted material on this website such as trademarks, service marks, trade names and logos. Nor may you create any other derivative material using such protected material from this website without prior written permission from Foodwatch except to the extent currently permitted by relevant copyright legislation in Australia.

You may include a link to Foodwatch on your website. Nothing on the Site shall be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademark, trade name or logo displayed on the Site without the owner's prior written permission. Unauthorized use is strictly prohibited.

Permission to reproduce

Foodwatch encourages the availability, dissemination and exchange of sound balanced information on food and nutrition.You may copy, distribute, display, download and otherwise share the material on this site, on the condition that you reproduce it unchanged and include the following acknowledgement:

“Reproduced with permission from nutritionist Catherine Saxelby. For more healthy eating tips, go to www.foodwatch.com.au”

on all uses and prominently credit the source as being www.foodwatch.com.au.

You must, however, obtain permission from us if you wish to do the following:
•    charge others for access to the work
•    include all or part of the work in advertising or in a product for sale, or
•    modify the work.

To obtain such permission, please contact us.

Our Fact Sheets and Infographics are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works 4.0 License. You may not use these works for commercial purposes. Nor can you make any Derivative Works. You may not alter, transform or build upon this work. However we are happy to discuss other usages. Please contact us. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

Links to external (Third Party) websites

Foodwatch provides links to external web sites which we have evaluated and genuinely recommend as useful sites for consumers. These links are provided for your interest and information only. These sites are not under our control and we do not take responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any contents, products or any other materials appearing on them. Any link from our site does not constitute our endorsement, recommendation or approval of the content of, and/or services offered, on that website and should not be considered as such.

Linking to us

You may link to our website without our consent. Any such linking will be entirely your responsibility and at your expense. By linking, you must not alter any of our website’s content, including any intellectual property notices. At our request, you must immediately remove any link to our website.

Not medical advice

This site offers information on nutrition, health, diet and other related information designed for education and information purposes only. The information offered on the site does not and is not intended to be medical advice. You should not rely on this information as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Foodwatch is not responsible for any action or inaction on a user’s part based on the information provided by this site.


If, from time to time, Foodwatch does not enforce some of its rights under these terms and conditions, such non-enforcement does not constitute a waiver of those rights and no waiver of any breach of these terms and conditions constitutes a waiver of any other further, or subsequent breaches.


You agree to indemnify us and each of our officers, employees, agents and sub-contractors in respect of any liability, loss, expenses or damages incurred by them arising out of the breach of or failure to comply with any of these terms, or any other default or wrongful conduct in relation to the subject matter of these terms and conditions.


This Agreement is governed by the laws in force in the state of New South Wales, Australia. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the state of New South Wales, Australia.

By continuing to use the Foodwatch site and/or it services, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and accepted the each and every of the above terms of use.

Foodwatch Pty Ltd
PO Box 299
Rozelle NSW 2039  Australia
Tel 0419 808 444