It has once again been left to an advocacy group, Animals Australia, to highlight the cruel practices involved in cattle slaughter in Indonesia.
The Tasmanian government has announced plans to bring forward bans on battery hens and sow stalls.
Children are seeing 60 per cent less junk food advertising during their television programs, following suggestions from the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) that the practise should be stopped, and calls from health groups to ban ads aimed at those under 12.
A 50-year-old man died on Saturday when he fell into an empty grain bulk carrier in the Port of Newcastle.
The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has rejected a proposal from a suburban Melbourne council that called for major food outlets to be taxed up to 400 per cent more on commercial rates than other businesses.
Packaging company Visy has labelled reports that it uses Hells Angels bikie gang members as debt collectors as “nonsense.”
In a bid to ensure a more strategic and proactive packaging sustainability sector, the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has released a White Paper on the ‘Future of Packaging.’
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.
Australian researchers have examined three options for beating obesity and discovered they could prevent about 220 000 cases of type 2 diabetes nationwide by 2025.
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.
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.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard has finally officially recognised what most people in the food industry have known for decades: Australia can and should be a food superpower.
More than 40 per cent of older Australians living in community housing are “malnourished or at risk of malnourishment,” according to a new study.
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.
Burger King has announced it will only use animal products that come from free-range farms by 2017.
Bundaberg Sugar has invested $40 million on upgrading a mill in southern Queensland to avoid increases in financial payments when the carbon tax is officially introduced.
The future of Australia’s food industry, including possible regulatory reforms, will be on the agenda of the Federal Government’s Business Advisory Forum today.