West Australian Premier, Alan Carpenter, has called for better labelling of foods that contain Genetically Modified (GM) ingredients and an immediate halt to the approval of all GM foods in Australia until...

In the midst of an escalating global food crisis – precipitating riots in several countries – the National Farmers Federation (NFF) has outlined their worries about the “knee-jerk leap”...

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) has called on Melburnians to support tomorrow’s “Plug the Pipe” Rally claiming that any threat to irrigated agriculture would result in higher food...

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...

A strike by German dairy farmers began on Tuesday with farmers refusing to supply milk to factories in response to falling farm gate prices, the German Federal Association of Dairy Cattle Farmers (BDM)...

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...

Growth in the Australian organics industry has been strong in recent years and Tasmanian Government is now looking toward the organic farming industry to improve food production sustainability. The Tasmanian...

Hidden environmental costs make food production more vulnerable than previously thought and food industry professionals should prepare for continuing rising food prices, a new report has shown. The report,...

Rising farm input costs are threatening to make food prices soar higher, according to Queensland rural lobby group AgForce. AgForce Grains president, Lyndon Pfeffer, claimed that the past two weeks have...

Australia may have its own food crisis, with the WA Vegetable Growers Association indicating their fear that WA will be unable to feed itself with fresh local produce by about 2020. The WA Vegetable Growers...