Scientists have said that the E.coli serotype that has caused a series of deaths and thousands of illnesses across Europe is a new “super-toxic” E.coli strain resistant to antibiotic treatment.The...

The deadly European E.Coli outbreak began in Hamburg and has spread its way across Europe. With news on this serious issue moving quickly, here’s a timeline of what’s happened so far. 26 May...

Germany’s national disease centre confirmed yesterday that it does not know the source of a E.coli outbreak that has lead to a number of deaths across Europe.It was initially thought that the contamination...

In a shakeup of its Australian operations, Heinz has announced it will move its beetroot, sauces and some of its meals from factories at Girgarre, Brisbane and Wagga Wagga, to its facility in Hastings,...

Peak horticulture body Growcom has called for the urgent integration of food policy and programs by the federal government to plan for future food security. Chief Executive Officer Alex Livingstone said...

The NSW Primary Industries Minister, Katrina Hodgkinson, announced that NSW has made a submission to Biosecurity Australia in an attempt to prevent the importation of New Zealand potatoes, which it says...

Once reserved for royalty, blood oranges remain a coveted gourmet ingredient, with the exotic-looking citrus fruit expected to be an essential ingredient in Australian kitchens and restaurants this winter. CEO...

With retail prices soaring, new research suggests Australians are likely to eat less fruit and vegetables in coming months, as fresh produce feels the impact of the floods and Cyclone Yasi. The banana...

The Northern Territory Government will spend $1.4 million extra to support Indigenous horticulture and forestry projects in the Northern Territory. NT’s Primary Industry Minister Kon Vatskalis said...

Australian almond processor Select Harvests, the world’s second largest almond manager, has announced a $19.5 purchase of Belvedere Orchards – 1500 acres of established almond orchards in NSW’s...