Australian food ingredients group Burns Philp & Co. said on
Monday that despite a decline in sales, net profit had risen
sharply to A$56.8 million (€32m) in the first quarter ended 30
September compared to A$19.2 million a year...
The Australian federal government is to bailout the struggling
sugar industry in order to prop up towns along the Queensland and
northern NSW coast, Trade Minister Mark Vaile said on Sunday,
Moves to further strengthen Australia's food safety record should
be boosted by an agreement to transfer standard setting for primary
products to the new Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ),
Parliamentary Secretary to...
Organic farmers in Australia reacted this week to the first
application for a commercial crop of genetically engineered canola
received by the Australian Office of the GeneTechnology Regulator,
reports the Sydney Morning Herald.
Australian scientists are claiming a world first with the creation
of a biologically engineered 'no-milling-required' wheat that can
be used in instant dishes after adding boiling water, Reuters
The vitamin price fixing affair which has already seen a cartel of
some of the world's major producers fined by the European and US
authorities is continuing in other parts of the world. This week
saw the Australian Federal Court...
Diagnostic tests to differentiate between animals infected with the
highly contagious foot-and-mouth disease and animals vaccinated
against the disease might be close to a reality following a meeting
of international foot-and-mouth...
Australia's diagnostic capability to deal with any potential
large-scale outbreak of Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is to
increase, the Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial
Research Organisation (CSIRO) reports this...
In response to recent concerns raised in relation to possible
contamination of soy and oyster sauce products the Australian and
New Zealand Food Authority (ANZFA) has set a limit for
chloropropanols 3-MCPD in soy sauce products