The EC is proposing stricter laws for organic foods The European Commission (EC) has proposed a new Regulation or organic products and labelling of organic products, saying that consumer and producer concerns...

McDonald’s Australia has launched a new ingredient-tracking smart phone app to squash negative rumours about its processing procedures. The new TrackMyMacca’s app launched last Wednesday, January 16...

Australia’s national peak industry body for vegetable producers, Ausveg, has launched a new website that will help growers to monitor the environmental impact of their operations. The website, Enviroveg,...

Despite the 2011 floods, in which 130 million litres of water swamped orchards, Riverina blood orange growers are seeing record crops this year. Grower, Mr Vito Mancini of Redbelly Citrus, said, “The...

The State Government in Western Australia is paving the way for greater investment in the agriculture sector by tripling the Co-operative Companies Loan Scheme to $60million. Agriculture and Food Minister...

A $12.6 million Victorian Government package will boost road links between local farms and markets, the Premier John Brumby announced on Wednesday. In the Latrobe Valley, Mr Brumby announced a package...

A number of organic producers in the UK have been forced to consider the prospect of losing their certification as high costs and falling demand bite and are looking at ways to sacrifice organic certification...

Western Australian food and beverage companies will take their produce to new international markets at three upcoming major food trade events. Agriculture and Food Minister Terry Redman has invited local...

IBM has signed an agreement with Matiq, the information technology subsidiary of Nortura, Norway’s largest food supplier, to use radio frequency identification (RFID) technology to track and trace...