Unidentified insect larvae discovered in a mango at a south-east Queensland export facility has seen Japan enforce a temporary ban on Australian mangoes. Bruce Nastasi, a far north Queensland grower and...

Australia’s capacity to export mangoes to Japan and China has increased significantly thanks to a new Vapour Heat Treatment (VHT) facility at Giru in North Queensland, the state government has said....

Every year millions of edible Queensland bananas become fertiliser as they don’t meet retail standards by being either too straight, too small or discoloured. However, this may soon be a thing of...

Queensland has the potential to become much more than just a substantial producer of raw food products, according to the state’s Minister for Primary Industries, Fisheries and Rural and Regional...

Queensland’s Chief Health Officer has now distanced herself from advice suggesting Queenslanders stockpile food in preparation for a possible outbreak of swine flu. Dr Jeannette Young told ABC Radio...

Queensland residents have been urged to stockpile food in their homes in case swine flu hits Australian shores, despite the Federal Government dismissing the need for such actions. There are yet to be...

The vast majority of licensed food service businesses are at risk of having their liquor license suspended in a week, according to Restaurant & Catering Queensland (RCQ). By the close of business on...

A new campaign has been launched to help take Queensland produce to the world, the state’s Primary Industries and Fisheries Minister Tim Mulherin has reported.Mr Mulherin noted the state’s...