Author: Jon Daly

An Australian fast food giant launches a ‘0 per cent beef’ burger that aims to imitate the real thing and appeal to meat lovers’ tastes. Read more: CSIRO teams with takeaway tycoon to make 'fake meat' fast food Source: ABC News

There are concerns, and equally hopes, that an extension to a ban on live sheep exports and cruelty charges against a live exporter are eroding the livestock exporting industry. Read more: Summer live export ban extended as exporter faces animal cruelty charges Source: ABC News

Australia’s peak consumer and competition body is investigating allegations of fraud in the egg industry, with reports of fertilised and caged eggs being┬átrucked into WA to be sold at top-dollar in free-range packaging. Read more: ACCC investigates allegations of rotten conduct in WA's free-range egg industry Source: ABC News

The Landcare movement has the ability to unite farmers and environmentalists, but it hasn’t received much attention in an election campaign infatuated with climate change. Read more: Major parties accused of neglecting a 'broken' Landcare funding system Source: ABC News

Some argue the long-awaited shakeup of live export rules released this week does not go far enough, while others warn they go too far and threaten the industry’s future. Read more: Live export industry says it's being 'regulated out of existence' as new rules released Source: ABC News


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