Nicole Eckersley

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Wine grape growers are feeling the full force of oversupply and economic downturn as prices for fruit plummet.  Wine exports have fallen by 21% since their peak in October 2007 and it is estimated that...

A US court has ordered German company Bayer to pay US$1.5 million in damages to three US farmers after their crops were contaminated with an unapproved strain of Bayer’s genetically modified rice. ...

Two more abbatoirs have suspended work this week, in a rash of closures prompted by the rising Australian dollar and low stock supply after widespread drought. Yesterday’s closure of two plants by...

Researchers, funded by the US Department of Energy, have completely mapped the soybean genome, according to a study published in Nature magazine.  They have also begun comparing soybean DNA to traits...

ALDI’s new Ocean Rise White Tuna, released last week, is the first brand of canned tuna in Australia awarded the Marine Stewardship Council’s MSC Ecolabel.  The sustainable Pacific Albacore...

An industry expert has emphasised the importance of economic and environmental sustainability in the food industry in the face of global upheaval during a speech to the British government. According to...