Prompted by listener concerns, SBS Radio’s Punjabi program commissioned laboratory testing of those imported foods being sold predominantly by South Asian grocers in Australia. Most alarming was the...

Coles supermarket group and its Irish connection, a case study in the decline of Australia’s processed food industry This commentary is provided by Roger Crook, a leading agribusiness expert commentator,...

Canned tuna food safety scare linked to Thai factory It has been reported that a tuna cannery in Thailand is being investigated by Australian Government authorities after seven people who ate canned tuna...

Push for Victorian State Government to put Victorian veggies first A campaign to ensure that Victorian State Government procurement policy prioritises Victorian-grown produce is picking up steam, with...

Australian Pears, the industry body for Australian pear growers, has teamed up with Australian cooks and chefs, including Maggie Beer and Vincent Gadan, to release a cookbook called ‘Rediscover Australian...

A group of food importers and retailers has been investigated by the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service (AQIS) for importing and selling Korean food illegally. Mr Tim Chapman, General Manager...

In its most recent assessment of the situation in Japan, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) noted that the Japanese Government had moved to place new restrictions on certain foods sourced from...

The US has joined a growing list of countries who have imposed restrictions on the import of Japanese food over fears of nuclear contamination. The Food and Drink Administration (FDA) has restricted the...

Australia’s food standards regulator, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ), has made a statement that it considers the risk of Australian consumers being exposed to radionuclides in food...