The University of Queensland and Horticulture Innovation Australia are partnering to investigate whether adding probiotics to bagged salads can help reduce incidences of salmonella and listeria poisonings. The...

This article was amended on 6 July 2016: The voting patterns in Australia’s federal election on 2 July 2016 show Australians to be somewhat disillusioned with the main political parties. However, there...

Country of Origin Labelling changes back on the table Australian vegetable growers have said they support the Australian Greens’ Party Leader Christine Milne’s push for clearer Country of Origin Labelling...

Almost one third of Australian consumers have shown “significant interest” in buying more Asian vegetables, according to a new study from the Australian vegetable industry. The study, which surveyed...

Specialty food producers Flowerdale Farm have launched a retail ‘microgreen’ range in premium Coles supermarkets in Victoria. Once the domain of exclusive restaurants, microgreens are intensely flavoured...

The Australian Greens party have announced their election manifesto for an $85 million food plan, which the Greens say will help farmers bypass supermarkets and “sell direct to consumers”. The plan,...

South Australia is considering whether to establish an industry code for free range eggs. A new proposal from the South Australian Government defines ‘free range eggs’ as coming from hens stocked at...

The proposal by the Australian Greens Party to make amendments to Australian Country of Origin (COO) labelling laws has been met with mixed reactions by the food industry. The legislation from the Greens...

Eating leafy greens may be even more important than previously thought, with the discovery that an immune cell population essential for intestinal health could be controlled by the presence of leafy greens...

Australian baked snack-food business Waterwheel Industries has been sold to Green’s General Foods after being placed into receivership in late 2012. Waterwheel Industries, which produces the Waterthins...