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Lonely furrow: Little pay dirt for organic farming in Japan

Jun 09, 2018 - 2:00 PM

One of the problems faced by shops offering organic food is a Japanese obsession with how fruit and vegetables look and are packaged

Pushing for food education vs malnutrition

May 21, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver calls for the inclusion of food education in schools all over the world to address the rising rates of diet related diseases

Battle over GMO labeling rumbling in US

Jan 05, 2014 - 9:45 AM

A GMO labeling battle is rumbling in the United States with those demanding full disclosure of genetically modified organisms in food products pitted against big companies

AGAINST GMOS. Photo dated May 25, 2013 shows a demonstration against agribusiness giant Monsanto and genetically modified organisms (GMO) in front of the White House in Washington. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Files

NZ wants answers on milk 'botulism botch-up'

Aug 29, 2013 - 2:52 PM

With New Zealand reliant on the dairy industry gov t said it was important to prevent such mistakes occurring again

CENTER OF CONTROVERSY. A photo taken on August 12, 2013, shows Fonterra's Hautapu dairy factory located near the rural town of Cambridge, some 150 km south of New Zealand's largest city, Auckland. AFP/William West

Fonterra milk scare a false alarm, says NZ

Aug 28, 2013 - 2:54 PM

A barrage of tests ordered had confirmed the contaminant was not the potentially fatal Clostridium botulinum but a milder bug called Clostridium sporogenes

DOUBLE CHECK. A woman checks a guarantee announcement on a shelf of Dumex baby formula, which uses the New Zealand dairy Fonterra as its raw material supplier, at a supermarket in Hefei, north China's Anhui province, on August 5, 2013. Photo by AFP

NZ's John Key to apologize to China for milk scare

Aug 13, 2013 - 10:20 AM

John Key says the reputation of Fonterra is inextricably tied with that of New Zealand as a whole

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key, July 22, 2013. AFP File / Marty Melville

New Zealand takes charge of Fonterra milk scare response

Aug 06, 2013 - 8:48 AM

UPDATED NZ government says global consumers needed to regain confidence in New Zealand s dairy industry which accounts for a quarter of the country s exports

DOUBLE CHECK. A woman checks a guarantee announcement on a shelf of Dumex baby formula, which uses the New Zealand dairy Fonterra as its raw material supplier, at a supermarket in Hefei, north China's Anhui province, on August 5, 2013. Photo by AFP

Fonterra CEO sorry for milk scare, denies cover-up

Aug 05, 2013 - 2:32 PM

UPDATED New Zealand s dairy industry which accounts for 25 of the country s total exports will be particularly concerned about the damage caused to its reputation in China

Customers visit a Fonterra stall during a Baby Fair in Hong Kong on August 5, 2013. Photo by AFP / Dale de la Rey

New Zealand's Key accuses Fonterra of 'staggering' delay

Aug 05, 2013 - 10:28 AM

UPDATED John Key said it was difficult to understand why Fonterra did not act immediately when tests last year showed there were problems

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key, July 22, 2013. AFP File / Marty Melville

New Zealand dairy giant issues global botulism alert

Aug 04, 2013 - 12:55 PM

Dairy giant Fonterra said 8 customers had been advised and were investigating whether any of the affected product was in their supply chains

Courtesy of Fonterra

Environment Day 2013: Think, Eat, Save

Jun 05, 2013 - 11:54 PM

On World Environment Day advocates aim to promote awareness about the alarming situation of food consumption and waste