China’s largest meat processing enterprise, Shuanghui International Holdings Limited (Shuanghui International) has announced a US$7.1 billion merger with the largest global pork producer, US-based Smithfield...

The Australian Government has released its National Food Plan, which it says will provide “a roadmap for the future” for governments, businesses and individuals to work together. But the plan has been...

A China-based property development company with no previous involvement in food production appears to have won control over one of Australia’s largest irrigated agricultural land tracts. The company,...

The National Food Plan green paper released by Australian agriculture minister Senator Joe Ludwig earlier this week foreshadows a major role for Australia in meeting global food shortfalls. Australia’s...

The Australian Government today released its National Food Plan green paper.  The aim is to develop Australia’s first national food plan to integrate all aspects of Government food policy and communication...

The National Heart Foundation of Australia has reacted to the Australian Government’s green paper for the National Food Plan. The green paper outlines the Government’s intention to develop a national...

The organisation representing Coeliac Disease sufferers in Australia is advocating the Australian government revise the “Gluten Free” standard in Australia. The organisation Coeliac Australia had approached...

The Australian Government announced today that it will release a paper outlining potential policy and regulatory framework changes within the Australian food industry as the next step of Australia’s...

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) is urging the Federal Government to act quickly to keep Australia’s food manufacturing industry alive. The AFGC has called on the Australian government...

The public has only been given a month to comment on an issues paper guiding the formation of a much-needed national food plan – a period which is inadequate and must be extended, according to advocacy...