The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has reached an interim agreement that will shield public stockpiling programs for food security in developing countries from the usual limitations on governments buying...

The Australian Productivity Commission will undertake “safeguard” inquiries into the impact of imports of processed fruit and tomatoes on Australian producers, following a request by food processor...

Canada has warned that it may impose tariffs on a large range of food products if the US does not change a meat-labelling policy that Canadian beef and pork industries say is costing them more than CA$1...

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has ruled that current U.S. Country of Origin Labelling (CoOL) measures are inconsistent with the U.S.’s WTO trade obligations. The WTO had examined complaints by Canada...

The Australian Government has accepted the Wold Trade Organisation Appellate Body’s decision to allow New Zealand apples to be imported into Australia, after an appeal was rejected this week. The...

The EU’s plans to allow member states to decide on whether they should allow or ban GM crops on a national basis have suffered a setback after a meeting of the bloc’s agriculture ministers...

The World Trade Organisation has publicly released its final ruling, vetoing stringent Australian quarantine rules and allowing the widespread importation of New Zealand apples into Australia. The 598-page...

The World Trade Organisation is expected to formally rule that Australia’s stringent quarantine restrictions on New Zealand apples are unfair, ending a 90 year long lockout on bringing the fruit...

The US is claiming victory in a trade dispute with China, after Beijing announced it would scrap so-called “famous brand” subsidies. China is withdrawing subsidies for products including sugar...