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The researchers said that their findings reveal the need for effective management of pesticide use and run-off from intensive agriculture in areas with productive seafood industries.
The Australian Government is searching for an entity to lead Australia's National Food Waste Strategy and halve food waste by 2030.
Analysis of pesticide run-off into the Great Barrier Reef has found that 99.8 percent of water samples contained pesticide mixtures, and researchers are now working with farmers to try and alleviate the problem.
The Food Safety Information Council (FSIC) has warned people about owning and handling chickens after salmonellosis outbreaks have led to hospitalisations across Australia.
Data and analytics firm GlobalData has suggested that the snack sector will change as consumers move away from the 'on the go' trend towards healthier, eat-at-home options.
The macadamia tree is said to be a ‘sustainability giant’ of the plant world, thanks to its inherent ability to optimise its water use and sequester carbon from the atmosphere.
Australian researchers have suggested that in order to ensure food security in the future, we must act now to optimise the process of photosynthesis and double the production of some major crops.
The US outbreak has hospitalised 30 people and claimed four lives, says FDA.
A study in New Zealand has suggested that if more people were to switch to plant-based diets, not only would greenhouse gas emissions be reduced, but overall population health would improve, saving the health system billions of dollars.
The research, carried out by the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, found 75 percent of rice-based products tested had concentrations of arsenic that exceeded the EU guideline for safe rice consumption for babies and toddlers.
The fires in Australia have claimed human lives and over 500 million animal lives, and has burnt through approximately 12.35 million acres of land, many of which were used for agricultural purposes.
MPI compliance staff executed search warrants at non-compliant raw drinking milk suppliers in Auckland, Hawkes Bay, Manawatu, Horowhenua, Nelson and Southland following a year-long operation, and has ruled for them to cease operation until regulatory requirements are met.
When testing 50 packaged foods from six Asian grocery stores in Melbourne, researchers from James Cook University found that 46 percent of them contained undeclared allergens.