Captive breeding, reproductive success and food security

14 March, 2018 by

Captive-born animals are only half as likely to be successful breeders, which is raising concerns about food security.

Whichfish site helps source seafood responsibly

07 March, 2018 by

The online tool informs businesses dealing with wild seafood about the stock, environmental and management risks involved.

Australia can expect to see some pigs from across the ditch

06 March, 2018 by

Uncooked New Zealand pork meat and products containing New Zealand pork will be available in Australia soon.

All our macadamias coming home to roost

02 March, 2018 by

With more macadamias coming onto the market the industry is looking to product innovators to snaffle up the extra nuts.

Plant-based protein market booming

28 February, 2018 by Nichola Murphy

Food companies are encouraged to invest in the expanding plant-based meats market, which is predicted to reach $5.2 billion by 2020.

Vegans most likely to eat lab-grown meat

27 February, 2018 by

Lab-grown meat may be more widely accepted than we thought, with vegans more open to trying it than meat-eaters.

Is China ready for spicy yoghurt drinks?

27 February, 2018 by

Spicy, bitter and salty are not words that usually describe yoghurt drinks, but those are three new flavours that Inner Mongolia Mengniu Dairy Group is introducing into its Zuo product range.

Asian consumers call for milk-based snacks

21 February, 2018 by

The rising demand for dairy products in Asia has opened up a new area for dairy manufacturers to explore: milk-based snacks.

Submissions welcome for new additive category for coconut milk products

13 February, 2018 by | Supplied by: Food Standards Australia ANZ

Following regulatory uncertainty about food additive permissions for coconut milk products, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) is inviting submissions on a suggested new food additive category.

Panama disease confirmed on third Queensland banana farm

13 February, 2018 by Nichola Murphy

During a routine check of the Tully Valley farm, Biosecurity Queensland (BQ) found a plant they suspected to be affected and issued the grower with a TR4 notice.

Are toddler milks just a marketing ploy?

07 February, 2018 by

International health experts and paediatricians do not recommend 'toddler drinks' claiming that manufacturers' marketing practices may undermine the diets of very young children — so why are they being so heavily promoted?

Bacteria in milk linked to arthritis and Crohn's

07 February, 2018 by

A common bacteria in milk has been linked to the development of both rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn's disease in people who are genetically at risk.

Soy milk most nutritional plant-based milk

01 February, 2018 by

In a comparison of the nutritional value of different types of milk, researchers concluded that soy milk was the best alternative to cow's milk.

High-fibre diet could prevent obesity

31 January, 2018 by

Dietary fibre that promotes 'good' bacteria in the colon could prevent obesity, metabolic syndrome and changes in the intestine.

Sugar tax on soft drinks might drive up alcohol consumption

24 January, 2018 by

Putting a tax on sweetened soft drinks in an attempt to curb obesity is not as simple and straightforward as you might think. It certainly looks as if such a tax will impact alcohol sales.

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