• SIGN THE PETITION: Stop the Genetic Engineering of Viruses! Shut Down All 'Biodefense' Labs Immediately!

    SIGN THE PETITION: Stop the Genetic Engineering of Viruses! Shut Down All 'Biodefense' Labs Immediately!
    Most people associate the words “genetic engineering” with GMO corn and soy crops, Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller and the anti-GMO movement’s hard-fought (but ultimately lost) campaign for GMO labeling laws.As dangerous and unnecessary as genetic engineering is when used to modify food, the technology has an even more potentially deadly use: biowarfare.It’s time to stop allowing—and funding—the dangerous and illegal
  • Happy 50th birthday to Chez Panisse, the Berkeley restaurant that launched farm-to-fork eating

    Happy 50th birthday to Chez Panisse, the Berkeley restaurant that launched farm-to-fork eating
    The entrance to Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California. Calton/Wikipedia, CC BY-SAWhen a small restaurant called Chez Panisse opened its doors 50 years ago in Berkeley, California, it wasn’t obvious that it would change how Americans thought about eating. The first menu on Aug. 28, 1971, was pâté baked in pastry, duck with olives, a salad and an almond tart, served for a fixed price of US$3.95. There were too many waiters and not enough utensils.But this seemingly quirky eatery&
  • Expert guide on boosting employee health and safety when their ‘workplace’ is the road

    The boom in ridesharing, food delivery and parcel delivery services has seen more cars on the road for work purposes. In 2020, online retail sales were up 63 per cent, and food delivery services rose 12 per cent. Combined with the 12 per cent increase in work-vehicle-related fatalities from 2018 to 2020, there has never been a more […]
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  • Doshii signs up three new POS partners

    Australian middleware cloud platform and hospitality marketplace provider Doshii has signed on three new Point of Sale (POS) partners, giving more venues the opportunity to cut through the app chaos and streamline their operating systems. The three new partners – Abacus, Splitability, and MSL (SwiftPOS and Infogenesis) – will provide their venues with direct access […]
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  • Edmonson Park Welcomes Max Brenner

    The internationally acclaimed chocolate brand, Max Brenner, will officially open its doors at Ed Square Shopping Centre, Edmonson Park on Saturday 1st May 2021. To celebrate the launch of the official opening of its 23rd Chocolate Bar in Australia, Max Brenner invites all local chocolate-lovers to celebrate the occasion with their renowned chocolate breaking ceremony […]
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  • Aussies prepare for the great Australian staycation, research shows

    While vaccination programs roll out worldwide, international border closures have catapulted ‘Staycations’ to the top of bucket-lists for travel-hungry Aussies.  For many, that means a trip to support regional Australia, and towns that faced challenges long before the pandemic with floods, drought and bushfires a common occurrence in recent years. Australians, parochial and proud, are […]
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  • Bistro Guillaume launches limited-time Hot Cross Buns

    Created by renowned Head Chef Guillaume Brahimi, the buns are equally sweet and spicy – fragrant with cinnamon, clove, ginger and star anise, alongside pops of mixed peel and a brown sugar glaze that achieves a caramel, malt flavour. ·  Where: Bistro Guillaume  ·  Pricing:  o Single: $5 o Half dozen (six-pack): $24 o One dozen (12-pack): $42 ·  How to order:  […]
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  • Former Darling Mills space taken by Ex-Bayswater Brasserie Exec Chef, Jeff Schroeter and Playwright-Director, Wendy Beckett, adds to Glebe’s food revival with Beckett’s

    A throwback to the glamour of mid-century New York and Parisian brasseries, Beckett’s is Glebe’s new neighbourhood local breathing new life into the site that pioneered farm-to-table dining in Sydney. Chef, Jeff Schroeter (Bistro Moncur, Bayswater Brasserie) and Playwright-Director Wendy Beckett (Claudel – on at the Sydney Opera House, from 23 April 2021), have created Beckett’s restaurant and […]
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  • PERKii launches non-fermented Sparkling Probiotic Drink into 700 Coles Supermarkets to compete with kombucha

    Australian probiotic technology brand PERKii is excited to launch its new 100% plant-based, non-fermented Sparkling Probiotic Drinks into over 700 Coles Supermarkets nationally. This comes just a few months after the rollout of 2 flavours into Coles Express. PERKii’s non-fermented Sparkling Probiotic Drink is bottled with 1 billion plant-based probiotics, blended with natural flavours and […]
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  • Students turn peanut waste into packaging for energy ball company

    A student-led packaging design for an energy ball company using leftover peanut husks has won a global award for sustainable innovative packaging. The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) entered seven Monash student teams for the first time into the globalWorldStar Student Awards where they represented Australian innovations from a field of over 300 submissions. Of the seven submissions all were […]
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  • COVID-19 has intensified Australia’s love of contactless payments

    Payments company Square released a report that shows the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on Australia’s intensifying relationship with contactless payments. There has been a cashless growth spurt among Australian businesses since the onset of the pandemic, with 1 in 4 businesses now operating as cashless, compared to just 1 in 12 this time last year.  […]
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  • Tell Congress: Fake Meat Needs Safety-Testing, Just Like All GMOs!

    Tell Congress: Fake Meat Needs Safety-Testing, Just Like All GMOs!
    Whether you’re excited about new meat alternatives, or you’d rather eat regenerative and organic grass-fed beef, we can all agree on one thing: Fake meat, like all foods made with genetic engineering and synthetic biology, should be safety-tested before we start eating it.TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress to press the U.S. Food & Drug Administration to safety test the GMO Impossible Burger!
  • Tell Congress: Pass the Protect America's Children from Toxic Pesticides Act!

    Tell Congress: Pass the Protect America's Children from Toxic Pesticides Act!
    Finally, we have a groundbreaking opportunity to radically reform pesticide policy in the United States! If passed, the Protect America's Children from Toxic Pesticides Act (PACTPA) would mean a comprehensive overhaul of federal pesticide regulations. It would put restrictions on pesticide use and registration (including bans on several of the most toxic pesticides such as organophosphates, neonicotinoids and paraquat), and it would create new safety protections for farmworkers.This le
  • Tell Congress to Investigate COVID Origins & the Pandemic Response!

    Tell Congress to Investigate COVID Origins & the Pandemic Response!
    One year into the COVID-19 pandemic and shutdowns, Congressman Bill Posey has introduced a bill called the Pandemics Require Evaluating, Planning, And Responding Effectively (PREPARE) Act. H.R. 834 would establish a bipartisan National Commission on the COVID-19 Pandemic to conduct an investigation into the origins of SARS-CoV-2 and a review of the government’s public health response.TAKE ACTION: Ask your Member of Congress to cosponsor the PREPARE Act (H.R. 834) to establish a bipartisan
  • Thailand highlights new normal food production procedure that reassures consumers during COVID-19

    The COVID-19 pandemic presents an unprecedented challenge to the public health and society impacting all communities and individuals. People are now adopting a New Normal way of life, in which everyone needs to wear a mask in a public space, maintain social distancing, check temperature frequently for self-monitoring and meticulously select food for consumption than […]
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  • Protected: DITP highlights strategy to boost confidence for global trading partners, kicking off Thailand Deliver with Safety campaign

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  • Say ‘cheese’ to Charlie’s new chip off the old block

    There’s no need to decide if you’re on team ‘sweet’ or team ‘savoury’ with the latest addition to the Charlie’s Fine Food Co. range – Mini Cheese Bites. Made using 20 per cent Australian cheese, these crispy delights are the perfect addition to a grazing platter or great as a stand-alone snack – but don’t […]
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  • Celebrating 10 years of wins under Australian Consumer Law

    On March 15, the NSW Government is celebrating not only World Consumer Rights Day but also the 10-year anniversary of Australian Consumer Law (ACL). On 1 January 2011, the ACL was implemented, replacing 17 Commonwealth, state and territory consumer protection laws, the largest overhaul of Australia’s consumer laws in 25 years. NSW Fair Trading has led the charge […]
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  • Brighton Metro Hotel gets a multi-million dollar revamp $2.6 million renovation underway

    Historic Adelaide pub Brighton Metro Hotel will get a new lease on life this year, with a $2.6million renovation that will re-vamp the buffet, sports bar & gaming room. Pub operator Australian Venue Co is undertaking the renovation to restore the 175 year old pub and tailor it’s offering to the modern Brighton community. Work […]
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  • Australian Venue Co acquires pubs in Albury & Airlie Beach

    Australian Venue Co. has acquired two pub businesses, the Jubilee Tavern in Airlie Beach, Qld, and the Albion Hotel in Albury, NSW. Australian Venue Co CEO, Paul Waterson, said the two venues are a welcome addition to the AVC portfolio. “Both of these pubs are an important part of their local communities, and we want […]
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  • Coles fires up value with stainless steel cookware for customers to collect

    After a year in which Aussies found themselves cooking at home more than ever before, Coles is giving customers the chance to upgrade their kitchen game with its latest collectible campaign featuring MasterChef brand stainless steel cookware. From Wednesday 24 March, Coles customers will be able to earn “Cookware Credits” by scanning their Flybuys card […]
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  • Australia will see a boost in the local manufacture of parts, components and machinery, says quality expert

    An expert in quality management is forecasting a significant increase in components and machinery made locally after the Government’s $1.5bn investment into its Modern Manufacturing Strategy. The change will result in improved availability and safety of consumer goods in Australia. The Federal Government made its investment available to two of the six priority manufacturing sectors, […]
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  • Connect with your food and cook with Field to Fork – Second Helpings

    Source, prepare and celebrate ethically sourced Australian game meat with the highly-anticipated Field to Fork – Second Helpings cookbook.  This new installment in the Field to Fork cooking movement encourages readers to embrace a local and sustainable approach to their food.  It follows on from the award-winning Field to Fork – The Australian Game Cookbook […]
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  • Oghma partners advises novax AB on the acquisition of UK-based Ulrick & Short

    Oghma Partners, the corporate finance house to the consumer industries, is today pleased to announce that it acted as the exclusive financial advisors to Novax AB (“Novax”), the investment company of the Stockholm-based, EUR 8bn Axel Johnson Group, on the acquisition of Ulrick & Short Limited (“Ulrick & Short”) the UK-based clean label food ingredients […]
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  • Chobani Australia expands 907g range with two newflavours

    Chobani has expanded its 907g multi-serve tub range to include two new flavours, Mango and Passionfruit. According to the brand, the impact of Covid-19 saw a shift towards larger tub formats in the yoghurt category with people spending more time at home and not needing portable, single serve formats as frequently. Talking about the Chobani […]
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  • Five easy gluten-free swaps for Coeliac Awareness Week

    Even if you don’t have coeliac disease, many people report feeling healthier day-to-day eating gluten-free. While going gluten-free can seem really daunting at first, it doesn’t have to be hard. Here are five food swaps from Tim Grainger, Founder of Venerdi, that coeliac and gluten-sensitive foodies can still enjoy, making it a piece of (gluten-free) […]
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  • Baby boomers sought for the FAITH healthy aging microbiome trial

    Healthy ageing and microbiome researchers from UNSW Sydney are seeking more than 150 Sydney-based older adults, aged 60-70 years, for a trial testing whether taking dietary supplements can help improve frailty and inflammation. The Frailty, Ageing and Inflammation Trial for Health (FAITH) is being led by the School of Population Health at UNSW Sydney, Neuroscience […]
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  • Coles, Nestlé, LyondellBasell, Licella and iQ Renew announce study into Australian-first for recycling

    A new collaboration marks the first step into a circular economy for soft plastic packaging with technology developer Licella, recycler iQ Renew, Coles, polymer manufacturer LyondellBasell and Nestlé, today announcing a joint feasibility study to determine the technical, economic, and environmental benefits of a local advanced recycling industry. The feasibility study will look at potential […]
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  • A local cult classic gin gets a sweet sibling just in time for Easter!

    After a stellar performance of The Craft & Co’s cult classic Gingerbread Gin last year, comes an all-new spicy spin-off just in time for Easter… introducing the all-new Gingerbread Gin Liqueur. Whilst their original award-winning Gingerbread Gin is technically closer to a true gin (40% alc/vol), its new little liqueur sibling has a sweeter and […]
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  • Freshcare introduces new QR code security

    Freshcare is introducing QR codes on certificates across all its Standards to add a greater level of security and allow users to access real time up to date information on a business’s certification at the click of a button. The QR code is embedded in the certificate, helping to protect against misuse and minimising the […]
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  • Gas chromatography high-resolution mass spectrometer offers new opportunities for analytical testing

    Analytical testing laboratories performing high-throughput analysis in the food safety, environmental, pharmaceutical, anti-doping and forensic toxicology sectors can benefit from a simplified high resolution accurate mass gas chromatography-mass spectrometer (GC-MS) designed to provide sensitive data efficiently and confidently, allowing laboratories to speed-up turnaround time and expand their capabilities into new analytical avenues.  The Thermo Scientific […]
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  • Science takes guesswork out of cheese production and reduces waste

    Making cheese leaves a lot to chance as a batch could be ripened for months or even years before a problem is discovered, which could send a prized batch of cheddar to be sold off cheap as an ingredient for processed cheese. It’s part of why cheese is so complex and expensive to make – […]
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  • Square registers five years in Australia with a big move upmarket

    Square, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) announced it is expanding its hardware portfolio in Australia to better cater to larger sellers with more complex needs. Square Register, launched just a week ahead of Square’s five-year anniversary in the market, is the only all-in-one payments device with seller and buyer-facing screens that is available for Australian businesses to […]
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  • What the Australian seafood industry can learn from COVID-19

    What the Australian Seafood Industry can learn from COVID-19 A recent Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) report has analysed how COVID-19 affected the seafood industry in Australia, with the aim of using this knowledge to prepare the sector for future shocks. Funded by the Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC), the study found […]
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  • Australia’s hottest BBQ sauce set to heat up sales

    Australian chilli sauce specialist, The Chilli Factory, has developed the nation’s hottest BBQ sauce, The Scorpion Strike on Steroids, after demand from fans of their original Stupidly Hot BBQ Sauce, the Scorpion Strike. Made from specially grown Trinidad Scorpion chillies, which held the Guinness World Record as the world’s hottest chilli for almost three years, […]
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  • Experience modern Australian cuisine at Porters, or at home

    From it’s days as an neglected industrial area, Williamstown is now a modern, fashionable suburb known as a scenic, sea-side sanctuary and for the proliferation of many notable restaurants and cafes. Here, Porters sits as a local staple offering gourmet, modern Australian fare in a beautiful setting. Keeping up with the rising popularity of premium, […]
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  • Red Rooster extend partnership with Sydney Roosters

    With kick-off to the 2021 NRL season less than two weeks away, the Sydney Roosters are pleased to announce that Australia’s favourite chicken shop, Red Rooster, has extended its Premier Partnership for a further three years. Locally born and bred, Red Rooster has been serving Australians their famous roast chicken and chips for close to […]
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  • New KIND snack bar range launches in Australia

    KIND has landed in Australia with the arrival of its tasty and wholesome snack bar range. KIND products, which have received international acclaim in the UK and US*, use premium, better-for-you ingredients that are kind to the body, without sacrificing quality or flavour. Founded by American-born social entrepreneur Daniel Lubetzky, KIND has been created from […]
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  • FREE COVIDSafe training thanks to Restaurant & Catering Association

    In collaboration with the Victorian Government, Restaurant & Catering Association (R&CA) has developed an industry specific micro-credential: COVIDSafe Practices & Plans. Equipping hospitality businesses and their staff with the knowledge and understanding on how to remain compliant in COVIDSafe Practices. The Victorian Government is funding a total of 4,000 placements and encouraging hospitality business owners […]
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  • Local Brisbane Vodka brand, born out of COVID-lockdowns, supports local and challenges the Gin resurgence

    Idle Hour Vodka is the latest brainchild born of Covid-19 lockdowns. Have spotted an opportunity in the gin-saturated market, Idle Hour accelerated its launch to capitalise on the first lock downs that swept the nation in 2020. “We could see Aussies turning to wellmade local spirits – we wanted to introduce our rye vodka and […]
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  • The inaugural Sunshine & Sunflower Day is happening at Kalbar – March 27, 2021

    When life deals you drought, grow Sunflowers and they will come. This is what a lucerne farming family in Kalbar about an hour from Brisbane in the Scenic Rim have done, and the result is a one-day celebration of sunflowers, sunshine and happiness for everyone on March 27! The inaugural Sunshine & Sunflower Day will […]
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  • Stressed out? Dairy might help

    All around the world, people use snacks to cope with stress and, with the Covid-19 situation ongoing, that doesn’t seem likely to change any time soon. According to research by Mintel, experts in what consumers want and why, 51% of Canadian survey respondents said they snack when stressed. In Poland and Spain, 33% of consumers […]
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  • Coles shelves single-use plastic tableware

    Coles Group has today committed to reducing plastic waste by no longer selling single-use plastic tableware products including cups, plates, bowls, straws and cutlery from 1 July 2021*. The move will divert 1.5 million kilograms worth of single-use plastic from landfill each year. As an alternative to single-use plastic, customers will instead be offered a […]
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  • SAI Global appointed global Certification Body to Woolworths Supplier Excellence program in 2021

    Global risk management provider SAI Global has been reappointed as a Certification Body of the Woolworths Supplier Excellence (WSE) Program for the global network of suppliers of Woolworths-branded products. The WSE program provides standards and criteria for suppliers of Woolworths-branded products to ensure that food and non-food branded products are safe, of consistent quality and responsibly sourced. […]
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  • Freddo to disappear from packs as he continues his mission to fight for endangered friends

    For the second year in a row, CADBURY Freddo is giving up his place on the iconic purple packaging to help raise awareness for Australian endangered frogs at risk of disappearing forever! This year, the team at Taronga Zoo, Sydney (Taronga) has also joined the ranks and will be partnering with Freddo alongside Zoos Victoria […]
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  • NSW Container Deposit Scheme goes from strength-to-strength with major new milestones

    Return and Earn, the NSW Container Deposit Scheme, continues to go from strength to strength achieving a new milestone of 5 billion containers returned for recycling last month, $500 million in refunds returned to the NSW community and a staggering $18.2 million raised for charities and community groups through donations and fees from hosting return […]
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  • The world’s sweetest brand rolls in to Melbourne for the first time

    Cinnabon, the market leader among cinnamon roll bakeries, is opening its first Victorian store at Westfield Southland next Wednesday March 03.The US-born brand made an explosive entrance into Brisbane in late 2019, and Melbournians have been relentless in demanding the world-famous ooey-gooey cinnamon rolls come to town ever since. The Australia Operations Manager, Lauren Ord, […]
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  • Entries for the 2022 Product of the Year awards now open

    Product of the Year (POY), the world’s largest consumer voted awards have officially commenced their search for the 2022 winners. Now in its 13th year in Australia, brands are being invited to enter their best and most innovative products into the awards, to be in the running to win one of the highly coveted award categories. […]
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  • Eentries for the 2022 Product of the Year awards now open

    Product of the Year (POY), the world’s largest consumer voted awards have officially commenced their search for the 2022 winners. Now in its 13th year in Australia, brands are being invited to enter their best and most innovative products into the awards, to be in the running to win one of the highly coveted award categories. […]
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