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Today's wheat no worse for allergies

01 July, 2019

Research conducted at Charles Sturt University has shown that, despite popular belief, early varieties of wheat were no less allergenic than the varieties grown in Australia today.


Laying the foundations for future flu-resistant chooks

12 June, 2019

Gene editing has been used to stop the spread of bird flu virus in chicken cells grown in the lab and this could lead to producing disease-resistant chickens.


African swine fever vaccine to protect wild boar

10 May, 2019

A vaccine delivered to wild boar in their food can immunise them against African swine fever, and this immunity may be able to be passed on to others, researchers suggest.


From Adaptive Eggs to Bee Innovative, Aussie tech revealed

02 May, 2019 by Carolyn Jackson

On-the-spot lactose testing and point-of-lay egg sorting are two of the nine latest technologies revealed by a CSIRO-powered research accelerator.


Food shock increasing globally, say researchers

30 January, 2019

The increasing number of 'food shocks' — sudden losses in food production — caused by extreme weather, overfishing and geopolitical crises pose significant threats to global food security.


WSU invests $5m into food security research

05 December, 2018

Western Sydney University will collaborate with the Indian Council of Agricultural Research and 13 state agricultural universities on research to address global issues of food security.


Turning vegan for the environment

22 October, 2018

A study analysed food production, consumption and the resulting CO2 emissions in 130 countries, and urged more people to adopt plant-based diets.


Cornell releases high-yield berry varieties

11 September, 2018

Cornell's berry breeding program is releasing the Crimson Treasure raspberry and the Dickens strawberry varieties which produce large fruits with vibrant colours.


Agriculture waste has potential in new industries

29 August, 2018

The $10.9 million Agricultural Product Development research consortium will develop high-value products from agricultural waste.


Simplot acquires licence for gene editing technology

13 August, 2018

Simplot plans to use the technology to help farmers produce more crops and offer US consumers more aesthetically pleasing products that stay fresh for longer.


Squeezing profits out of food waste

17 July, 2018

Monash University and IITB are helping businesses transform food waste into profits and improve their business model.


3D printing food helps personalise nutrition

01 May, 2018

Researchers used the prototype 3D printer to replicate the physical properties and texture of actual food samples.


Researchers upcycle wine waste

21 March, 2018

With the seeds, stalks and skins of grapes all considered 'waste' products — known as pomace — about a quarter of each grape ends up in landfills.


How heat kills Salmonella

07 February, 2018

Very high temperatures kill living cells very quickly, but what causes bacteria like Salmonella to die at lower temperatures and can this information be useful to food processors?


Genomic analysis project accelerates seed development

05 October, 2017

After announcing their multiyear global licensing agreement in January, NRGene and Monsanto Company's partnership has progressed.


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