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Key Test Data Summary for August 2017

The monthly comparisons of Total Lots, Bales and Weight for August 2017 compared with the same period last season are:
+2.5%, +0.5% and +0.3% respectively. 

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Key Test Data Summary for July 2017

The monthly comparisons of Total Lots, Bales and Weight for July 2017 compared with the same period last season are:
+19.4%, +14.2% and +13.1% respectively. 

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Key Test Data Summary for June 2017

The monthly comparisons of Total Lots, Bales and Weight for June 2017 compared with the same period last season are:
+14.0%, +11.9% and +11.8% respectively. 

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New Allergen - added to the Food Standards Code list

On 25 May 2017, the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code (the Code) was amended to add lupin to the list of allergens that must be declared on food labels.

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AWTA Podcast - by Elisabeth van Delden

In this Wool Academy Podcast Michael Jackson, Managing Director of AWTA, explains how wool testing works. In particular he explains what wool tests are applied to each bale of wool and what the benefits are for the wool grower as well as the buyer. Michael also talks about why the wool industry testing standards are unique compared to other fibres and how new test standards get created to meet today’s consumer expectations.

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