Citric acid (in various chemical forms) is one of the most widely used additives for fine-tuning acidity in fruit products.
Australian research shows that cheese is different to butter in the cholesterol stakes. In fact, people can enjoy cheese without harming their blood cholesterol levels.
Overseas agencies have recently reported the presence of benzene in some non-alcoholic beverages.
From today (8 June) there will be â€œcountry of originâ€ labels on the seafood displays.
New tests, developed for the Food Standards Agency by the UKâ€™s Government Central Science Laboratory, were completed last year and have been checked using samples of pork and chicken bought.
About 1800 experimental wheat lines will be available in Australia in the next 18 months and will have a major impact on Queenslandâ€™s wheat industry.
Victoria's expertise in agriculture, dairy, animal husbandry, manufacturing, clean coal technology, services and biotechnology could lead to China becoming the state's top trading partner within the next few years, the Consul-General of the People's Republic of China in Melbourne, Mr Liang Shugen, will told a symposium on Friday 12 May.
Scientists are confident that lamb could soon become as important a source of Omega-3 fatty acids as oily fish.