Bacterial infection is the likely cause of resin canal discolouration in Australian mangoes, which is estimated to cost the NT mango industry between $5m and $10m per year.
Biosecurity New Zealand has studied over 130,000 honey bees from 300 samples taken throughout New Zealand as part of the Bee Pathogen Programme.
Move over sci-fi — interspecies communication is already going on in your gut and it's the bacteria, not you, that are the boss.
A Californian study found poor mental health is linked with an unhealthy diet, regardless of personal characteristics such as gender, education, age, marital status and income level.
100 new species of gut bacteria are making the gut microbiome more interesting.
Nestlé, Bühler and Givaudan have launched the Future Food Initiative, a joint research program which encourages food and nutrition research in areas relevant to consumer trends and sustainability.
Consumers can now make healthier food choices using FSANZ's refreshed nutrient database, where they can look up how much fibre is in dates or the amount of caffeine in chocolate.
There is risk in nearly everything we eat.
Researchers found that compared to 1975, an average adult in 2014 was about 14% heavier, 1.3% taller and 6.2% older, and needed 6.1% more energy.
Applications are open for the Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security which would provide a US$75,000 grant to the winner.
Research has found healthy gut nutrition and the microbiota has an impact on the susceptibility to and the progression of bacterial infections such as E. coli.
Australian Catholic University is the first Australian university to remove drinks with added sugar from all vending machines at its eight campuses.
Individuals over 65 years of age may want to adopt the Mediterranean diet, as Italian research has found it can reduce their mortality risk by 25%.
Nut consumption may help prevent metabolic syndrome (Mets) and overweight/obesity, according to researchers from China.
Researchers found that consuming crickets is safe at high doses, can help support the growth of beneficial gut bacteria and may help reduce inflammation.