Hilton Foods Australia has unveiled its $280m state of the art meat production facility in Heathwood, Queensland. The investment is underpinned by Hilton’s long term national supply partnership with...

Swedish agricultural authorities have suggested the implementation of a “meat tax” to reduce greenhouse gases and encourage environmental sustainability. The Swedish Board of Agriculture last month...

Australian consumer group CHOICE has called for clearer labelling on beef products sold in supermarkets and at restaurants, following new research that 91 per cent of consumers “do not have enough information”...

A  NSW mid-North Coast abattoir has been added to the Food Authority’s ‘Name and Shame’ register following a lengthy hearing over “mutton dressed as lamb.” Tolsat Pty Ltd was convicted and fined...

The Hawkesbury Valley Meat Processors in western Sydney and one of its former employees have been charged with animal cruelty following heinous footage revealed recently. Australian Food News reported...

AUSVEG, the national peak industry body representing vegetable growers, is encouraging Australians to celebrate National Water Week this week by eating more fresh vegetables, based on scientific research...

The states of Queensland and Victoria are looking at culls of excessive numbers of kangaroos as a resource to harvest for Australian and overseas customers. Kangaroo, which historically has been disparaged...

Australia’s Meat and Livestock Association’s (MLA) cattle industry projections for 2012, released on 23 January 2012, provide a comprehensive outlook on the Australian cattle industry, including national...

The Australian Government’s main food regulatory standards agency, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ), has begun development of a new food production and processing standard for game meat (Proposal...

Two more abbatoirs have suspended work this week, in a rash of closures prompted by the rising Australian dollar and low stock supply after widespread drought. Yesterday’s closure of two plants by...