While the worldâ€™s athletes train for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, an American microbiologist has helped direct the international spotlight onto the host countryâ€™s food safety practices.
The Biological Farmers of Australia has formed a sub committee to promote the principles, benefits and good practices of biological agriculture.
The Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service (AQIS) has approved both the Foss MeatMaster and Foss FoodScan for the determination of percentage Chemical Lean (fat content) in export beef trimmings, under the Export Meat Orders Schedule 2 - Part 2 (1.3).
Scientists at Florida State University subjected walnuts, cashew nuts and almonds to radiation, roasting, pressure cooking, blanching, frying and microwave heating in an effort to make them safe for allergy sufferers.
New research on specific sample groups shows some organic produce may have an added health benefit over conventionally grown counterparts, according to researchers presenting at the Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting and Food Expo. But inherent inconsistencies associated with organic farming make general comparisons inappropriate.