Australia’s largest motoring organisation, the NRMA, has warned that Australia’s dependency on overseas fuel import shipments passing through the South China Sea could lead to a major shortage of petrol...

Australian scientists have reacted with concern to the news that a US woman was found carrying bacteria resistant to an antibiotic called Colistin. Colistin is only issued as a last resort when other antibiotics...

With Melbourne’s population expected to jump to at least 7 million by 2050, new research from a collaborative research project report “Foodprint Melbourne” says Melbourne will need 60 per cent more...

Fruit and vegetables ‘out of reach’ for Tasmanians, university study The price of healthy food is unaffordable for many Tasmanian households and this is partly due to the shopping choices available...

Breakthrough science with the ability to control the life-cycle of plants could be the solution to increasing food production as population exceeds nine billion by 2050, according to researchers from the...

Representatives from across Europe’s food supply chain have committed to reducing food waste, in line with the European Commission’s goal of halving food waste by 2020. Meanwhile, in Australia, research...

In the interests of securing an assured supply, it seems big food businesses globally could be moving towards vertical supply chain ownership models, with the US-based Coca-Cola Company recently announcing...

A group of grocery stores in a remote far northwest region of South Australia will be allowed to work together to improve the supply of food under a ruling by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission...

Australia’s peak farming industry body, the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) and multinational Australian-based Westpac bank have launched plans for a Blueprint for Australian Agriculture. The blueprint...

The Centre for Plant Functional Genomics has not applied to the Office of Gene Technology Regulator for a licence to research or trial salt tolerant rice. Yet the centre wildly claims that genetically...