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Scientists in the UK, Spain, and Brazil are collaborating to find a way of producing valuable biomass-derived chemicals, materials and fuels from orange peel. Christened the Orange Peel Exploitation Company...

Does your special Functional food or beverage meet all food law standards? Does your product need to be TGA registered? Will your healthy claims really stand up to government scrutiny? Some of Australia’s...

After 10 years of negotiations, U.S. cherries can now be exported to Western Australia, making cherries the first U.S. fresh fruit to gain access to that market. U.S. cherries from California have been...

New ‘free range’ egg production standards for Australia, drafted by the egg industry body, Australian Egg Corporation Limited (AECL), have caused outrage amongst free range egg farmers. The AECL’s...

Three glass bottled beer products brewed by Little Creatures have been recalled over fears of possible presence of glass in the product due to faulty packaging. Little Creatures is a subsidiary of a company...

North American packaged foods giant ConAgra Foods announced today that it will withdraw a US$5.18 billion proposal to takeover US food manufacturer Ralcorp Holdings if negotiations do not begin by 19 September...

A farm in Colorado, U.S., is recalling cantaloupe melons it sold this summer out of concern they may be contaminated with Listeria, a deadly bacteria. At least 15 persons infected with the outbreak strain...

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has applied to the Federal Court for an interim injunction restraining Metcash’s proposed acquisition of the Franklins supermarket chain. The...

Major fast food chain KFC has removed claims that it sources chickens that are ‘free to roam’ from its Australian website. The move comes days after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission...

Tighter regulation of food vending machines in Victoria has angered some operators, who say recent changes in government legislation will do little to solve the problem of illegitimate operators. From...