Food Allergy Week is a national initiative to raise awareness and to support Australians with food allergies, which is a widespread public health problem on the rise.
Species testing is now offered by Agrifood Technology on various meat and food products.
“Do you really know what’s in your meat – is beef really 100% beef?”
The monthly comparisons of Total Lots, Bales and Weight for April 2013 compared with the same period last season are +6.5%, +12.1% and +12.3% respectively.
The Australian Wool Production Forecasting Committee has increased the forecast of shorn wool production for 2012/13 to 350mkg, 2.3% above the 342mkg produced in 2011/12. The increase is due to an expected 3.3% rise in the number of sheep shorn, partly offset by 1.1% fall in average fleece weight
The next-to-skin wool knitwear trade is set to be revolutionised by two ground-breaking new fabric testing devices, the Wool ComfortMeter and Wool HandleMeter, which are now available for commercial use through the AWTA Ltd.