THE apiary industry is calling for a boost to biosecurity efforts through a code of practice to protect Australia’s hives. Developed by the Australian Honey Bee Industry Council (AHBIC) and Plant Health...

The influx of mangoes is expected to continue throughout the festive season with consumers ready to buy up this season’s bummer crop. One of Australia’s largest producers of Kengiston pride and R2E2...

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...

Australia’s pig farming and pork industry have experienced some tough conditions over the past five years.   On the other hand, strong meat prices have been a feature of the past 12 months as pork...

The biotechnologies used in North American staple crop production are lowering yields and increasing pesticide use compared to Western Europe, according to researchers from the University of Canterbury...

CSIRO, one of Australia’s premier applied science research organisations, is seeking a replacement for the role of Group Executive Food, Health and Life Science Industries. The successful applicant will...

The Australian Federal Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) is working towards permitting importation of fresh decrowned pineapples from Malaysia. The move is likely to mean that Australian...

Australia’s peak banana industry body has expressed outrage over the Northern Territory Government’s decision to lift a quarantine restriction protecting the rest of Australia’s banana industry from...

The Australian Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) has reviewed its inspection regime for imported cocoa powder, cocoa butter and cocoa liquor at the request of inspecting officers...

Biosecurity Australia, the Australian Government body in charge of developing biosecurity policy, has proposed that the importation of fresh de-crowned pineapples to Australia from Malaysia be permitted,...