Dental fluorosis is the staining of teeth beyond optimal levels of fluoride while a child's teeth are developing. This occurs when excess fluoride interferes with the formation of the enamel resulting in white patches or line over the surface of the tooth. Sources of fluoride are mainly found from water fluoridation, toothpaste and various food sources.
The monthly comparisons of Total Lots, Bales and Weight for May 2013 compared with the same period last season are -12.7%, -9.5% and -9.1% respectively.
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?”
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.
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