Delivering appropriate food from farm to fork, safely and in time, is no mean feat in parts of the world with poor infrastructure and extreme weather conditions. It requires close cooperation between actors at every stage in the chain.
The impact of regulatory reform on Australian livestock exporters will take centre stage at the industry’s national conference, running from 26-27 October.
Most Australians do not meet World Health Organisation standards for vegetable consumption and now research points to a lack of understanding about the nutritional benefits of vegetables, with health benefit...
US technology and retail giants IBM and Walmart, alongside Beijing’s Tsinghua University, will put Chinese pork on a blockchain in a move to bolster food safety and traceability.
China has the lowest level of malnourishment of all Asian developing countries, while only three nations are hungrier than India, according to the latest Global Hunger Index report, which put...
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the China National Centre for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA) are to sign an agreement on food safety next month.
Australian livestock exporters have voiced support for temporary suspensions on Malaysian importers that failed to meet animal welfare standards during the country’s Korban festival in September.
New Zealand researchers are investigating whether an innovation centre based on a novel food processing technology could “transform” the country’s food industry.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has approved GrainCorp’s application to buy Cargill Australia’s 100,000-tonne bulk grain storage and handling facility in Gilgandra, New South Wales.
The Indian food regulator has issued a draft regulation for non-specified food and food ingredients. Under its terms, prior approval would be required for the manufacture, sale and import of...
At a time when the conversation around palm oil centres on deforestation, fires and habitat loss – and global demand shows no signs of abating – several companies have come together...
Changes to management of feed barley imports and distribution in Saudi Arabia should increase transparency, says US Grains Council.
Choice, the Australian consumer advocacy group, has taken its pick for this year’s Shonky awards, with three food and beverage brands and one diet taking their places among the annual...
Oman’s government might soon turn to agriculture and fisheries as part of its bid to reduce the country’s reliance on food imports.
Litigation in the krill sphere continues to proliferate, with a new suit from Aker BioMarine against Chinese firm Luhua BioMarine.
Chinese fishmeal prices have fallen by 9% in the last month due to a decline in domestic demand as the summer season for aquaculture approaches an end.
Dutch feed giant, De Heus, has invested €10m in a new feed plant in Myanmar, in a move it says will bolster its position in Asia.
The Philippines is making its bid to join the world’s US$2.6tr halal export market by aligning its halal accreditation systems and institutions.
Red meat levy board Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) will shut its overseas bureaus in the UK, South Korea and Japan as part of a “fundamental shift” in strategy.
Bangladesh’s poultry executives claim climate change poses a major management and operational problem as blazing temperatures cause heat stress and incite livestock disease, increasing mortality rates.
Over 400 poultry farmers supplying Thai chicken exporter CP Foods have pledged to stamp out abuse and exploitation of workers through the implementation of an anti-forced labour programme.
Greenpeace's damning report on Malaysian palm oil supplier IOI, just one month after its membership of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) was renewed, could be damaging for the...
A victorian beekeeper who accused a leading Queensland honey manufacturer of selling “toxic” foreign products has been gagged by the courts ahead of legal action.
Delayed monsoon rains in the main growing regions of India, allied with steady demand from China, have supported chilli prices recently.
Coca-Cola University aims to train 350,000 students how to run groceries and convenience stores by the end of next year.
Greenpeace activists are blocking palm oil imports from Malaysian trader IOI at Rotterdam harbour in protest at the firm's involvement in forest destruction, peatland fires and use of child labour....