Rockmelon industry ramps up food safety guidelines to restore consumer confidence following listeria outbreak – ABC Rural

Rockmelon industry ramps up food safety guidelines to restore consumer confidence following listeria outbreak – ABC Rural

Food safety guidelines will be ramped up to try to win back consumer confidence following the outbreak of listeria in rockmelons, the Australian Melon Association says. Six people have died as a result of the outbreak identified in February, and despite authorities assuring consumers that rockmelons now on sale are …

Lab-grown meat, technology and foreign investment: What does the future of the northern cattle industry look like? – ABC Rural

Lab-grown meat, technology and foreign investment: What does the future of the northern cattle industry look like? – ABC Rural

The world’s growing demand for protein has led to record investments in northern Australia’s cattle industry over recent years. Australian and international companies have spent millions of dollars buying cattle stations, and millions more on improvements and innovations. As hundreds of cattle producers gathered in Alice Springs this week for …