Australia has suspended live exports of cattle to Egypt and proposed “major reforms”, after video footage of animal cruelty at two Egyptian abattoirs was given to the Australian Government on Wednesday...

Australian Food News recently reported that the total value of food and liquor retailing in Australia grew by 4.2 per cent in 2011-12, to $135.8 billion, according to ‘Australian Food Statistics’,...

The total value of food and liquor retailing in Australia grew by 4.2 per cent in 2011-12, to $135.8 billion. The figures come from ‘Australian Food Statistics’, a report produced by the Australian...

Victorian agricultural science student Ashlee Hammond is set to shake up the Australian food industry, suggesting to government officials that supermarket labels need to disclose the price paid for produce...

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...

The Australian Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) and the Australian High Commission in Pakistan continue to be actively involved in assisting to resolve issues related to the large...

Mr David Borthwick AO PSM, who has been appointed by the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry to review the Commonwealth fisheries management system, has made a public call for written submissions. Australia’s...

Australia’s food standards agency, Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ), has refocused its food monitoring program for the risk of imported food from Japan. Following the nuclear accident...

New research predicts that by 2017 Australians will be spending $31.8 billion dollars per year on home-brand (also known as “private label” products or “supermarket brands”) products, which will...

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...