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CoOL change: companies pioneer new food labelling rules

CoOL change: companies pioneer new food labelling rules

From 1 July 2018, Australian businesses will be required by law to affix new, detailed country of origin labelling to all 'priority' foods, with the government ramping up efforts to promote the new CoOL system to producers and consumers ahead of the mandatory adoption date.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 24th Jul 2017
New sensor glove detects toxic organophosphates on food

New sensor glove detects toxic organophosphates on food

Co-developed by researchers at CSIRO and the University of California San Diego (UCSD), the cutting-edge 'lab-on-a-glove' can instantly detect potentially lethal nerve agents organophosphates, present in chemical weaponry and in many agricultural pesticides.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 7th Apr 2017
Livestock production assurance requirements for beef producers

Livestock production assurance requirements for beef producers

Aussie livestock farmers need to understand and implement Livestock Production Assurance requirements to ensure food safety along the supply chain.
AgInnovators, Published 2nd Dec 2016
Award-winning Aussie grad student develops digital tool to cut fish-farm fatalities

Award-winning Aussie grad student develops digital tool to cut fish-farm fatalities

PhD student Giana Bastos Gomes is using a $44,000 government award to fine-tune a new, low-cost on-farm digital device for early detection of the waterborne fish parasites that currently cost the global aquaculture sector 40% of its stock.
Paul Brownrigg, Published 7th Jul 2016
New Qfly treatment leads to export breakthrough for Aussie summer fruit

New Qfly treatment leads to export breakthrough for Aussie summer fruit

Pioneering work on pest treatment from Queensland researchers has opened up the lucrative Chinese market to the state’s nectarine growers – and potentially, to fruit and vegie growers across Australia.
AgInnovators, Published 14th Jun 2016
Is global warming causing marine diseases to spread?

Is global warming causing marine diseases to spread?

Global climate change is altering the world’s oceans in many ways. Some impacts have received wide coverage, such as shrinking Arctic sea ice, rising sea levels and ocean warming. However, as the oceans warm, marine scientists are observing other forms of damage.
$40 million Hort Innovation R&D strategy to focus on four key areas

$40 million Hort Innovation R&D strategy to focus on four key areas

The latest step in Horticulture Innovation Australia’s plan to invest in long-term strategic cross-industry R&D is the formation of specialist panels to drive and guide investment in four areas: health, nutrition and food safety; ‘green cities’; Asian markets; and industry development.
AgInnovators, Published 27th Mar 2016
Formula for success: Fonterra and Bellamy’s join forces

Formula for success: Fonterra and Bellamy’s join forces

Fonterra Australia and fast-growing organic baby-food company Bellamy’s Australia Ltd have announced plans to enter into a long-term strategic partnership to manufacture new baby nutritional powders to meet growing global demand for premium infant formula.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 1st Dec 2015
World's first fully robot-run farm to grow 10 million lettuces a year

World's first fully robot-run farm to grow 10 million lettuces a year

If you thought field robotics was a niche ag-industry, think again. A Japanese horticultural firm is developing the world’s first fully automated farm, a large-scale indoor facility expected to churn out 30,000 clean, green lettuce heads a day, while dramatically cutting input costs.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 6th Nov 2015
World’s top organic farming nations – and the global giants that fall short

World’s top organic farming nations – and the global giants that fall short

Which nations are best positioned to profit from the worldwide trend towards buying ‘organic’? The answers, as detailed in a new global report, might surprise you.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 15th Sep 2015

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