A new industry grant, to a team University of Queensland researchers, is expected to lead to an improvement in foods provided to elderly patients with swallowing difficulties. Led by the Australian Institute...

Heinz is on the look out for takeover targets in Australia and New Zealand following the success of the Cottee’s* brand which was purchased from Cadbury last year – according to Mike Milone,...

Over 50 of Australia’s most respected chefs have signed their names to a charter opposing GM food. The ‘GM Free Chefs Charter’ has garnered great support, with more than 50 well-renowned...

Peak retail body, the Australian Retailers Association (ARA), has urged the Rudd Government not to ‘wash their hands’ of the issue of grocery prices and look at other avenues to reduce costs for...

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) is calling for Country of Origin labelling to be strengthened as the Senate Inquiry into Meat Marketing in Australia continues. Country of Origin labelling is a concept...

Retailers, including Coles and Woolworths, are working with the Office of Fair Trading to identify a brand of tongs which is believed to be the possible cause of metal found in food products around Australia...

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) Egg Group has warned that egg prices will have to rise if fuel costs continue to soar. VFF Egg Group President Brian Ahmed claimed the egg industry was a victim of...

South Australia’s wine makers and grape growers are the first industry group in the nation to sign an agreement to accurately track and reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. Premier Mike Rann signed...

Discussion about unit pricing has been a hot topic in the Australian press for months, but what is the debate really about? Australian Food News spoke with Dr Alan Kallir, who made a submission to the...

Adding of an illegal preservative to minced lamb and selling excessively fatty lamb sausages has copped a Western Sydney butcher a $5,500 fine, Minister for Primary Industries Ian Macdonald said today.The...