Confectionery giant Cadbury has withdrawn 11 products made in China, one of which – Chocolate Eclairs – is sold in Australia. Cadbury instigated a precautionary recall of Chocolate Eclairs...

Activist group PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) has begun an unusual, some may even say bold, campaign to get cow’s milk replaced with human breast milk. They have dispatched a...

In the wake of the Chinese milk scandal, which has led to the deaths of four babies and made of 54,000 infants ill, international food safety and health authorities are working together to determine the...

Following the contamination of Chinese milk products with the chemical melamine, China has removed over 7,000 tonnes of dairy products (primarily powdered and liquid milk) from retail outlets and food...

The Rudd Government is seeking to abolish an 11 cents per litre levy on fresh milk, with legislation introduced to Federal Parliament yesterday. The levy was established by the Howard Government in 2000...

Australian Food Regulators have commenced a formal request today to wholesalers and importers to voluntarily withdraw White Rabbit Brand Candies from shops pending further results of testing for melamine.Testing...

The number of infants sickened by tainted milk products has swelled to 53,000 according to the latest reports from the Chinese Government, with China’s Chief Quality Supervisor, Li Changjiang, stepping...

Australian company Unistraw is continuing to expand their offering of straws to focus on the booming functional sector of the beverage market. Unistraw International Ltd. first came to prominence with...

Global consumption of milk drinks has risen by 13% from 214 billion litres in 2002 to 242 billion litres in 2007, according to a new report from leading food and drink consultancy Zenith International. “Asia...

Fonterra’s Chief Executive Andrew Ferrier has told media today that he has been “frustrated” with the handling of the contaminated milk issue by Chinese authorities. A baby milk formula...