Australia has suspended the import of raw green prawns from White Spot disease affected countries. Announced by Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Barnaby Joyce, the suspension comes as criminal...

Prompted by listener concerns, SBS Radio’s Punjabi program commissioned laboratory testing of those imported foods being sold predominantly by South Asian grocers in Australia. Most alarming was the...

After a delay of 16 months, the Federal Government has resolved the political issue of the Backpacker Tax. Working holiday making visa holders, or backpackers, are a key source of seasonal labour in Australia...

Australian beef prices are expected to continue remaining strong says a new Rabobank report. According to Rabobank’s latest ‘Beef Quarterly’, Australian cattle prices one again rose to record prices...

Agricultural giant Monsanto has rejected US $62 billion acquisition bid from pharmaceutical and chemical company Bayer AG. Monsanto this week said its Board of Directors unanimously believed the proposal...

The growing of quinoa crops continues to expand in the most northern area of Western Australia, with a record number of farmers growing the crop as part of Western Australia’s Ord Irrigation Scheme. According...

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) will be commencing a market study into the Australian cattle and beef industry. The study will examine competition, efficiency, transparency and...

The Australian Competition Consumer Commission (ACCC) has today appointed Mick Keogh as the first ACCC agriculture commissioner to be involved in a new strategic involvement by the ACCC in the agriculture...

Applications are now open for the first 2016 FoodBytes! Summit to be held in Brooklyn New York on 3 March 2016.   Organised by food and agriculture bank Rabobank, the summit aims to bring food industry...

The Federal Government under the leadership of Malcolm Turnbull today released an AUD$1.1 billion to be allocated towards innovation-based research and development over the next four years.   Announcing...