Studies suggest that, over time, exposure to the Blue Light could cause serious long-term damage to our eyes and sleep patterns.
The World Health Organisation has asked countries on the west side of the Pacific to consider imposing a tax on all soft drinks in a bid to tackle rising rates...
High reported rates of type 2 diabetes in some Pacific Island nations have been called into question after Australian researchers found deficiencies in the methods used to test for the...
The meal that is widely considered to be the most important of the day is regularly missed by almost a quarter of Australians—though few have time for breakfast-in-the-bottle alternatives.
Reformulating products such as biscuits, confectionary and sugar-sweetened beverages would have only a “small to moderate” impact on the diets of Australians, while simply telling people to eat less is “unsustainable”, an international...
The war of words between Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) and the Australian Beef Association (ABA) has escalated, following criticism of the MLA’s Eastern Young Cattle Indicator (EYCI).
The New Zealand government has given the go-ahead for Chinese food operator Shanghai Maling to buy a 50% stake in meat processor Silver Fern Farms for $261 million.
Australian researchers have made a breakthrough in investigating salt tolerance in plants which could lead to new salt tolerant varieties of crops, and also answer unresolved questions in plant biology.
New Zealand’s Food Safety Minister Jo Goodhew has welcomed the opening of the Fonterra Ying Hub in Ying County, Shuozhou City, Shanxi Province, China.
Last week, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published an historical analysis of internal sugar industry documents.
University of Sydney and Ramazzini Institute researchers are claiming widespread bias in industry-funded research into artificial sweeteners, arguing those financially backed by business are far more likely to have favourable results....
The newly released official forecast of crop productivity in South Australia predicts that the 2016-17 winter harvest will be 12% above the five-year average, though the discovery of an aphid...
Animal exporter Wellard is set to receive a multi-million-dollar payment from its largest shareholder, WGH Holdings, as part of a refinancing move set to benefit its Chinese backers.
Fonterra says all employees at its Edendale milk processing plant in New Zealand are safe following the collapse of a raw milk silo on Friday afternoon.
A scholarship programme between New Zealand and China boosting understanding of each other’s food safety systems has been extended for two more years.
Australia’s natural nutrition and complementary health industry has received a “once in a lifetime” boost after the government gave the green light to a raft of changes to how businesses...
The world’s largest premium kangaroo meat distributor is set to establish a processing plant in Europe to target the home cooking market.
Strengthening domestic demand for Australian lamb has forced prices to grow to be 32% higher in August than they were in the corresponding month in 2015. This represents a two-year...
Despite its well-publicised coffee craze in recent years, Australia firmly remains a nation that loves its tea—only tap water, milk and hot coffee are more widely consumed.
A home-delivery craft-beer service is helping put independent brews in the hands of ale lovers around Australia.
Korean television and a partnership in Singapore have been helping an Australian super grain producer reach new markets.
Australian food packaging firm Pact is to acquire specialty nutraceutical manufacturer Australian Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (APM) for A$90m.
Weak underlying income growth is squeezing turnover in food retail, while non-food categories are still benefiting from low interest rates and asset price inflation.
Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council chairman Simon Crean has visited the Middle East to iron out welfare and black market concerns worrying Australia during Eid’s bumper trade period.
A rotary dairy platform designed and manufactured by Waikato Milking Systems is now available in a range of sizes from 40 up to 84 stalls.