The National Food Allergy Awareness Week, to raise awareness about food allergies in Australia, was launched in Sydney yesterday (14 May 2012) by NSW Minister for Primary Industries and Small Business,...

The Australian Government has decided to fund an extension of a collaboration between the dairy industry and Foodbank Australia which aims to provide 2 million litres of milk a year to Australians in need. Minister...

The total value of Australian food production increased by 17 per cent in 2010-11, a new government report has revealed. Federal Government’s ‘Australian Food Statistics 2010-11’ report,...

The Australian Government has announced a new partnership with Australian supermarket chain Woolworths which it says will help thousands of unemployed Australians find work. Under the ‘Fresh Start...

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has rejected a petition filed by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) seeking a ban on bisphenol A (BpA) being used in food packaging in the US. The FDA...

The Australian Government has announced the introduction of the third stage of legislation to implement anti-dumping reforms in Australia. Dumping occurs when goods are imported into the domestic market...

Health groups in Australia will be watching with interest to see if New Zealand buckles under recent pressures to implement mandatory addition of folic acid to flour products. Australia agreed to the mandatory...

Australia’s Federal Minister for Early Childhood and Youth, Mr Peter Garrett today announced Australian Government sponsorship of a new program that will award organisations that foster positive body...

Australian Food News recently reported criticisms of Australian government technical aid to the Indonesian cattle industry. The criticism was that the Australian government was spending Australian taxpayer...

The Australian Government has today announced the first round of its A$99 million ‘Action on the Ground’ program to support farmers as they adjust to Australia’s new carbon tax regime. Action on...