Thanks for logging in.

You can now click/tap WATCH to start the live stream.

Thanks for logging in.

You can now click/tap LISTEN to start the live stream.

Thanks for logging in.

You can now click/tap LATEST NEWS to start the live stream.

LISTEN
Watch
on air now

Create a 3AW account today!

You can now log in once to listen live, watch live, join competitions, enjoy exclusive 3AW content and other benefits.


Joining is free and easy.

You will soon need to register to keep streaming 3AW online. Register an account or skip for now to do it later.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Australia’s food standards body approves the use of hemp seeds

Neil Mitchell
Article image for Australia’s food standards body approves the use of hemp seeds

Australia’s big Food Standards body effectively authorised food to contain industrial hemp seeds.

Food Standards Australia New Zealand gave the seeds a green light yesterday, but how safe are they? 

Andrew Katelaris spoke with 3AW Mornings. 

He was a doctor for 23 years before being deregistered in 2005 due to his involvement with medicinal marijuana. 

‘The hemp seed itself produces a food of exceptional nutritional balance,’ he said.

Katelaris explained that Australia and New Zealand are the very last countries to make this move.  

‘This has been a grindingly slow process, for something so beneficial.’ 

Click PLAY below to hear about the seeds. 

Neil Mitchell
Advertisement