Taxpayers and growers are led up a garden path The Fresh Produce Safety Centre (FPSC), which is an organisation established with government and industry support in 2013, has announced the winning tender...

Parallel importing could threaten Australian manufacturers of international food brands Removing parallel import restrictions would “promote competition and potentially lower prices for consumers”,...

Vittoria Coffee victory in High Court creates Australian trademark precedent Cantarella Bros Pty Limited, the owner of Vittoria Coffee, has succeeded in obtaining exclusive trademark protection for the...

Food and therapeutic goods interface, TGA tries to provide ‘guidance’ Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (the TGA) has released late last week a guidance tool in an attempt to clarify the...

New halal detection kit that gives results in one minute to be developed in Malaysia A new testing kit being developed by the University of Selangor (Unisel) in Malaysia will allow Malaysian Muslims to...

Steve Marsh has lost his case against his neighbour after GM canola contamination On Wednesday 28 May 2014, Justice Kenneth Martin of the Supreme Court of Western Australia handed down his decision in...

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...

Professor Paul Zimmet, Director Emeritus of Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute has slammed the Federal government for its approach to obesity issues. Professor Zimmet said “there is no political...

Suggested mandatory food reformulation supporters are ramping up the debate after research released this month (August 2012) claimed diet and exercise campaigns are so ineffective at preventing heart disease...

A substance that is commonly found in many sports supplements has been banned in Australia. The announcement to ban the ingredient, known as DMAA (1,3-dimethylamylamine), interestingly came via the Therapeutic...