Fruit carrying the citrus canker pathogen has been intercepted by Australian biosecurity officers, preventing a repeat of an earlier outbreak in 2004.
What makes chocolate so irresistible? It could be the chemical compounds commonly found in cacao beans, such as theobromine and epicatechin.
A technique developed by researchers from the University of Western Australia could speed up the development of seeds, leading to more abundant pulse crops.
Foods like honey, liquorice, stevia and neem could be used to trigger phage production in the gut, to control harmful microbes and balance microbial diversity.
Insect-based fat can be used as an alternative to butter in bakery products and one can hardly taste the difference in some circumstances, according to Belgium research.
Researchers have found that freeze-dried berry powder can act as a stabiliser for ice cream, enabling it to keep its shape after reaching room temperature.
Consuming an egg a day does not impact blood cholesterol levels and is not tied to cardiovascular disease, according to the Population Health Research Institute.
Forgoing meat could reduce the risk of contracting urinary tract infections, according to a study published in Scientific Reports.
Aussies are increasingly opting for healthy beverages when eating out, with sales topping $2.1 billion in 2018.
Salad lovers, rejoice! An E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce from Salinas, California, has been declared over by the US FDA and CDC.
An RMIT study found 75% of the rice-based products tested contained levels of inorganic arsenic that exceeded the EU safety guidelines for infants.
Mintel Group research has revealed that Britain's appetite for meat-free foods has increased by 40%, with sales predicted to exceed $2 billion by 2024.
An Oxford University study has revealed that the total amount of sugar sold in soft drinks in the UK decreased by 29% between 2015 and 2018.
To weather the drought and fires scorching farms across the country, farmer Julia Foyster has developed an award-winning food range: Tweed Real Food.