The Japanese government has released plans to ease controls on beef imports in early February 2013. This is likely to impact Australian beef exporters adversely. Japan previously banned the importation...

In an exclusive interview with Australian Food News, internationally acclaimed authority on consumer protection and food security, Associate Professor Patrick Wall, discusses the current challenges in...

Despite the confirmation of an isolated case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), also known as ‘Mad Cows Disease’, in a dairy cow in California‚Äôs Central Valley last week, US beef...

It sounds like the punchline to a joke, but glowing eyes may be the key to a noninvasive test allowing scientists to identify animals suffering from prion diseases such as bovine spongiform encephalopathy...

After initially announcing that the ban on beef imports from BSE-affected countries would be repealed, the government has backflipped, with Agriculture Minister Tony Burke yesterday announcing that any...

Opposition Senators expressed concerms over the relaxation of Beef imports into Australia during a Senate Inquiry on Tuesday. Liberal Senator and Farmer Bill Heffernan raised his concern that Australian...

The Australian Beef Association yesterday told the current Australian Senate inquiry into Beef Imports that the majority of local beef producers will continue to oppose changes to Australia’s beef...

Australia is adjusting its imported food policy settings for beef and beef products, with controversial changes to come into effect from 1 March, 2010.An update of the science of bovine spongiform encephalopathy...