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Climate change, spiralling food prices and what the world must do next

Feature Story | 13 July, 2012 at 11:54

Finally, people are coming out in droves and talking openly about the links between climate change, extreme weather events… and food prices.

The Good Oil

Report | 3 February, 2009 at 15:01

Solutions to genetically engineered oilseed contamination in cooking oils and margarines in Australia.

Food Security and Climate Change

Report | 1 December, 2008 at 11:30

Impact of climate change on agriculture and food security.

Eating in the Dark

Report | 21 October, 2008 at 9:00

How Australia’s food regulator is failing us on genetically modified food.

International compost awareness week

Blog entry by Penny Mercoulia | 4 May, 2015

This week is International Compost Awareness week in Australia. Composting is an easy way to recycle food and garden waste into soil that can enrich your garden. Making your own garden compost is a lot easier than you may think. You can recycle...

Risky Business

Report | 30 July, 2011 at 11:48

Total costs incurred around the world as a result of LL601 rice contamination are estimated in the range of $741 million to $1.285 billion. Farmers who incurred direct and indirect losses as a result of Liberty Link rice contamination are...

Chefs join demands for GM food labelling

Feature Story | 29 April, 2010 at 8:00

Celebrity chefs Ben Shewry from award-winning restaurant Attica and Andrew McConnell from Cutler and Co today are calling for the clear labelling of genetically modified (GM) food. They signed on to a 30,000-strong petition that Andrew is...

Food labelling review fails to protect Aussie kids

Press release | 28 January, 2011 at 12:05

Today Parliamentary Secretary for Health, Catherine King, released the results of the Blewett review of Australia’s food labelling laws, in a press conference closed off to the public.

Landmark court case defends right to choose safe food

Press release | 28 July, 2011 at 13:40

SYDNEY, 28 July, 2011: A landmark court case announced today over genetically modified (GM) crop contamination will put the rights of Australian consumers to choose their food on trial, says Greenpeace.

Where did you get those green eggs and ham, Sam?

Blog entry by Penny Mercoulia | 24 February, 2015

Do you ever think of how the chicken or egg ended up on the plate in front of you? There is certainly a long line of events that took place before you picked it up off the supermarket shelf. Here are a few reasons why we should reconsider our...

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