A new report from US environmental advocacy organisation, the Centre for Food Safety (CFS) suggests that food safety in the meat industry could be negatively affected by the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership due to the differing food safety standards between countries.
New research from the University of Adelaide has found that hygienic food handling together with standard food safety protocols are not being practiced at many supermarket delicatessens across Adelaide.
Mining billionaire, Andrew Forrest says that Australia has fallen behind other export nations such as Brazil in the race to cater to China’s demand for beef.
Australian pork industry calls for tougher penalties against animal activists illegally filming on farms
The Australian Pork industry is calling for tougher penalties against animal activists who illegally film on farms.
Mt Barker Free Range Chicken in WA has been raided for allegedly using illegal workers, with one child and 14 other suspected workers removed from the facility.
The compulsory labelling of Halal meat could become a reality in the UK if it is enforced by the European Union a British minister has said.
A forthcoming report from advocacy group, Animal Welfare Institute has found that the US government was unable to provide proof to substantiate “humanely raised” and “sustainably produced” claims from a significant number of meat and poultry suppliers.
According to Australian Pork, 70 percent of bacon and ham products sold in Australian supermarkets is imported, and poor country-of-origin labelling makes it difficult for consumers to distinguish between local and imported products.
Launching at a trade fair in China later this month, all Australian red meat will soon be sold as one brand, True Aussie.
Australian Pork Limited (APL) has presented evidence at the inquiry into country of origin food labelling, saying labelling laws are unfair and confusing to consumers.
Northern Territory farmers are keen to close the export gap between cattle and horticulture products, especially in the Indonesian market.
Rivalea, Australia’s largest pork producer has dismissed two of its workers following evidence of the mistreatment of pigs at the company’s abattoir in Corowa.
Harvey Beef has been sold to mining billionaire Andrew Forrest in a deal believed to be worth $40m.
Australia must increase its agricultural production and improve sustainability to satisfy export growth targets, according to new research.
The free trade agreements with Japan and Korea will make Australian food and beverage businesses more attractive to foreign investors, but businesses must understand the new markets, said Tony Pititto, Food & Beverage Industry growth adviser, Grant Thornton Australia.
Russia has banned Australian chilled and frozen beef after detecting traces of trenbolone, an active ingredient in hormone growth promotants.
Food manufacturer Goodman Fielder has sold its meats business in New Zealand to Hellers Limited.
Business is booming at Mrs Mac’s Pies which is currently trialling a new robotic production line, and is also hopeful of entering the Russian market, with a shipment of pies currently on its way to Moscow.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has written a letter to Liberal MP, George Christensen following his move to launch a counter campaign to Meat Free Week, titled Free Meat Week.
In response to Meat Free Week, Liberal MP for Dawson, George Christensen has launched a counter campaign titled Free Meat Week – encouraging people to consume meat.