The Japanese government has released plans to ease controls on beef imports in early February 2013. This is likely to impact Australian beef exporters adversely. Japan previously banned the importation...

After the recent detection of mad cow disease in California, combined with bad press that has been looming over the US beef industry from ‘pink slime’, chicken might be making a resurgence...

In an exclusive interview with Australian Food News, internationally acclaimed authority on consumer protection and food security, Associate Professor Patrick Wall, discusses the current challenges in...

Despite the confirmation of an isolated case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), also known as ‘Mad Cows Disease’, in a dairy cow in California’s Central Valley last week, US beef...

A new case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE),  commonly known as mad-cow disease, has been found in a dairy cow in California, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA). BSE,...

After initially announcing that the ban on beef imports from BSE-affected countries would be repealed, the government has backflipped, with Agriculture Minister Tony Burke yesterday announcing that any...

The Australian Beef Association yesterday told the current Australian Senate inquiry into Beef Imports that the majority of local beef producers will continue to oppose changes to Australia’s beef...

Australia is adjusting its imported food policy settings for beef and beef products, with controversial changes to come into effect from 1 March, 2010.An update of the science of bovine spongiform encephalopathy...

South Korea’s Agriculture Minister, Chung Woon Chun, has told a Korean television audience that the market for US beef will officially open next week. The minister sent a request to the Ministry...