New South Wales has unveiled new regulations in state abattoirs to ensure the wellbeing and welfare of animals.
While everyone in the Australian food manufacturing industry is aware of the bullying behaviour of the major supermarkets, it seems they are also now impacting Australian TV networks, which are declining to screen ads criticising Coles and Woolworths’ stake in pokie machines, but refusing to say why.
We know sugar is not very good for our waistline, but new research out of the US has found the negative impacts of sugar may extend even further: to your brainpower. And don’t think that because you don’t add sugar to your coffee you’re immune, because you’re probably consuming more than you think.
First it was “pink slime” horrifying consumers in the US, now it’s emerged that millions of Americans are also consuming “meat glue” each week.
Packaging company Visy has labelled reports that it uses Hells Angels bikie gang members as debt collectors as “nonsense.”
Australia’s approach to alcohol taxation is riddled with inconsistencies.
Dick Smith has warned against forcing the break-up of Coles and Woolworths, saying it would only further damage the food sector.
Australian entrepreneur Dick Smith will front the Senate Inquiry into the food processing industry and supermarket dominance today.
Yoghurt is one of the fastest-growing food categories in Australia, and the increased consumption is not only improving health, it’s helping Aussie farmers.
The supermarket price wars are claiming more victims than just food manufacturing facilities, with accusations from the Transport Workers Union (TWU) that the pressure is forcing truck drivers to drive unsafely, leading to road deaths.
The Gillard government has left the food processing industry reeling with its Federal Budget, channelling little money to the sector and ignoring calls for a Supermarket Ombudsman.
The government needs to support its farmers if it wants to be the food superpower Prime Minister Julia Gillard wants it to be.
Sales of products carrying the Fair Trade Certified logo have increased by almost 40 per cent, as consumers become more informed about work conditions for foreign workers.
An animal welfare expert in the UK has accused the local meat industry of increasing the number of animals slaughtered without stunning, claiming it is for religious purposes, when it is actually a financial decision.
Fruit drink, fruit concentrate, fruit flavouring, but where’s all the real, proper juice? Some companies are going back to basics with their juicing, and consumers can’t get enough.
Point-of-sale alcohol advertising is creating a generation of binge drinkers, according to new research.
Western Australian farmers have met with Wesfarmers boss Richard Goyder to discuss the impact of the milk price wars on production and try to find a solution.
Burger King has announced it will only use animal products that come from free-range farms by 2017.