THE Federal Government has contradicted Patties Food’s claims its frozen berries weren't linked to a hepatitis A outbreak.
IT’S been an ideal season for papaya and pawpaw.
AUTHORITIES have underestimated the devastation yellow crazy ants could wrought upon Australia.
BANANA producers are begging the public to keep buying the popular fruit as a levy to support farmers hit by the Panama disease outbreak is proposed.
TESTING conducted by Patties Foods has come back negative for Hepatitis A and E.coli in the company’s recalled frozen berries.
BANANA growers unaffected by Panama disease are being asked to chip in to help keep infected farms afloat.
MELON growers have been advised to maintain tight biosecurity measures against Cucumber Green Mottle Mosaic Virus.
BARNABY Joyce has accused the former Labor government of neglecting fruit fly monitoring and response systems.
THE discovery of sap-sucking insects on Norfolk Island has given scientists a start in controlling a major biosecurity threat to Australia.
LYDIA KELLNER Reporter
A RAPIDLY spreading water weed in the Ross River is threatening the livelihoods of Burdekin farmers.
UPDATE: AN EXPERIMENTAL orchard will be established in Mildura to promote almond research.
THE banana industry hopes to partially reopen two Queensland farms hit by Panama disease.
TASMANIA’S lovable Bobbie the lavender bear has created an international purple spotlight in Shanghai.
QUEENSLAND banana farmers moving operations inland to escape cyclones may have spread Panama.
THE Federal Government must compensate Queensland banana farmers affected by Panama disease.