Strengthened powers will enable authorities to hold food at the border if there are reasonable grounds to suspect it possesses a serious risk to human health.
Representatives of Australia’s cattle and sheepmeat producers have joined with the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) to welcome an expansion of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) market for packaged meat which could be worth up to $60 million annually.
The Fresh Produce Safety Centre Australia & New Zealand (FPSC) is pleased to welcome AUSVEG as a Gold level supporter of the Centre.
The Federal Government is strengthening its borders to place tighter controls on imported food, to better protect Australians from food safety and health risks.
PwC has announced significant expansion of its investment in Australia’s food and agriculture sectors with establishment of new specialist Food and Agribusiness Advisory Team and new food safety assurance offering.
South East Asia (SEA) is the largest and fastest growing market for Australian wheat, importing 42.9mmt over the past five years, valued at $2.6 billion per annum.
The WA Government announced two grant schemes to drive agricultural innovation and export growth.
A research report analyses how Australian farmers can capitalise on opportunities to supply overseas markets where consumers are willing to pay higher prices for quality local food products.