Catherine Armitage

Catherine Armitage

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Catherine Armitage is a senior writer at The Sydney Morning Herald. In a long career in journalism she has covered a wide range of topics including business, science, social issues, education, higher education, legal affairs, ideas and the future. She is a former higher education editor and China correspondent and has received numerous awards and scholarships for her work. She is currently writing about the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sex Abuse. 9282 3330.

Phew, they're taking the fish guts out of Guinness

The fish guts is coming out of Guinness  in Ireland, but in Australia it's already gone.

You might want to toast a vegan next time you lift your arm to down the the dark, thick syrupy brew known as Guinness. Thanks to them, the fish guts is being removed.

Drink,World | Catherine Armitage | Thu Nov 05 08:45:53 EST 2015

Poisoning toll rises, 100 foods recalled

food poisoning

Consumers are being warned to check their fridges and discard suspect soft cheeses as casualties mount in Australia's biggest ever listeriosis outbreak, the precise cause of which remains a mystery.

Food News | Catherine Armitage | Sat Jan 26 03:00:00 EST 2013

In fact, Chicken Little, all is well

Geoff Hinch, Professor of Animal Science

Forget about climate change, the good news is our chickens are optimistic.

Food News | Catherine Armitage | Fri Dec 07 00:00:01 EST 2012