THE Tryfor5 is an annual campaign powered by Nutrition Australia encouraging Australians to increase their vegetable consumption to the recommended five serves per day, launching during National Nutrition...

Pharmaceutical giant, Bayer AG, has acquired global agricultural company, Monsanto, in a USD $66 billion deal. The acquisition has resulted in the world’s largest seller of farming chemicals and seeds. Both...

Less than four months after Monsanto’s board unanimously voted to reject the USD $62 billion acquisition bid by Bayer, the parties are again negotiating. Bayer earlier described its offer as a “mutually...

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...

New Zealands tightens marketing restrictions for infant formula The New Zealand government’s Commerce Commission has authorised the Infant Nutrition Council’s (INC) new Code of Practice incorporating...

Debate about infant formula marketing monitoring continues Paediatricians from Australasia’s largest specialist college, The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) have urged the Federal Parliament...

New Zealand’s infant formula export brand is being put at risk by “inexperienced companies cashing in” on booming demand from China, according the Infant Nutrition Council (INC). The INC, which comprises...

CSIRO has announced a two-year research program in collaboration with Bayer CropScience to create tools to assess sustainability of ‘new-generation’ crops in Australia. The study will model...

A US court has ordered German company Bayer to pay US$1.5 million in damages to three US farmers after their crops were contaminated with an unapproved strain of Bayer’s genetically modified rice. ...