Meat tax stoush

A recent study from the University of Oxford that puts forward the case for a meat tax has gained significant media coverage. Most of the coverage has presented…

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What business are you in?

It’s tough being a dairy farmer right now. Any farmers reading this might say it’s always tough, but extended drought conditions that have sapped emotional and financial resources…

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Food researcher ousted

Cornell University food researcher and director of the institution’s Food and Brand Lab, Brian Wansink developed a high profile by producing quirky and news-worthy nutrition studies that linked…

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balancing drought

Balancing drought

Imagery of starving livestock, desperate farmers and cracked barren paddocks from across NSW and Queensland have flooded Australian media in recent weeks. In response to the media blitz…

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Big 4 tackle policy

In the US, four of the world’s biggest food companies want to change food policy. They have joined forces to form The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance to fight…

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Death knell for live trade?

Live export is in the news again – and not in a good way. 60 Minutes recently aired whistle-blower footage revealing appalling conditions for sheep transported to the…

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Price wars over?

The Australian grocery retail landscape is set for big changes as Wesfarmers has announced it will sell 80% of Coles Supermarket to the public. According to the pre-IPO…

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