White Spot Disease is a viral disease affecting decapod crustaceans – which include; prawns, crabs, yabbies and lobsters – and it’s pretty contagious. In recent months, it’s been sweeping through Australian prawn populations – particularly in parts of Queensland.
Every day Australians consume around 12 million eggs. More than 40% of those eggs are sold with a ‘Free Range’ label…
In April this year, the World Health Organisation, a global public health agency operating under the UN, issued a warning to the world about the future of antibiotics. The details of the statement were alarming to say the least. In essence, what it says is – our over-use of antibiotics needs to be re-evaluated because of … Continue reading Antibiotics in the meat industry isn’t good for anyone.
Have you noticed recent increases in the price of beef and lamb? So have we – and it’s not an isolated phenomena. The reason for these price hikes is rooted in Australia’s current economic and agricultural position. The relatively weak value of the Aussie dollar and lower herd numbers mean Australian beef and lamb producers … Continue reading Industry Insider: Beef & Lamb More Rare than Ever