With new labelling choices launched recently in Australia to certify products that are palm oil free, opinions differ on the best way to deal with the complex issue.
With the Government about to close submissions this month on the review of the only protective organic legislation in Australia, industry leaders joined forces to determine a new representative that would take the industry forward.
With the Government about to close submissions this month on the review of the only protective organic legislation in Australia, industry leaders will join forces and stand united in creating a single, harmonised voice to Government.
Biosecurity Queensland has confirmed the presence of Panama tropical race 4 on a third Tully Valley farm.
The ACCC has released guidance for egg producers on its approach to enforcing the new National Information Standard on free range eggs, which comes into effect on 26 April 2018.
Australia’s biosecurity will be further strengthened by the delivery of a national reporting scheme for the pork industry.
The Gold Coast negotiation round, which started yesterday and will continue until 2 February, bring together trade negotiators from Australia and the Pacific Alliance.
Free plastic carrier bags will disappear from Australia’s two largest supermarkets in 2018. There are many arguments for and against this change, as it is important to look at the all environmental impacts of their alternatives.
The TPP, a major trade deal that has been almost a decade in the making has been reborn as the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.
With Western Australia’s ban on lightweight single-use plastic bags just five months away, the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation is holding workshops to help people change the way they shop and do business.
Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, David Littleproud, will lead the Australian delegation participating in the Australia India Leadership Dialogue in Delhi this month.
The Government has initiated a formal WTO dispute settlement action against what it claims are Canada’s discriminatory measures affecting Australian wine.
An expert Technical Advisory Committee has been appointed to review the Australian Standards for the Export of Livestock.
Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, David Littleproud, will visit India, where he will make representations to the Indian Government around tariffs on chickpeas and lentils.
Nick Xenophon is demanding that today’s Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation in Melbourne take urgent steps toward mandatory Palm Oil labelling in Australia.
A new MoU between the NSW Wine Industry Association and the NSW Government signals a step forward for the state’s wine industry.
New grain research facilities worth more than $1.1 million will be established at the University of Adelaide Waite campus.
The NSW Government has removed the restrictions on small bars in the Sydney CBD and Kings Cross from serving neat spirits and cocktails not listed on bar menus after midnight.
Indonesia has implemented its earlier agreement to reduce tariffs on the import of Australian raw sugar, strengthening opportunities for Australia’s sugar exporters.
Exporters in new and emerging industries and those in established ones will benefit from simplified agricultural export legislation.