‘Hand sanitizer for clothes’: Australian brand fined $5m for COVID misinformation

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Australian activewear brand Lorna Jane has been fined AUD$5 million for claiming its apparel ‘eliminated’ the spread of COVID-19. The active lifestyle brand caught the...

SA: UK-Australia trade deal paves way for ‘climate-destructive deals’

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Reacting to the news that Prime Ministers Boris Johnson and Scott Morrison have agreed a free trade agreement (FTA) between the UK and Australia,...

‘Huge turnout’ as Sydney’s Naturally Good Expo returns

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Despite the challenges of the Australian state of Victoria entering lockdown less than 24 hours before Naturally Good opened its doors in Sydney, the...

Australia-UK trade deal ‘unfavourable’ for British farmers

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Ahead of the G7 Summit, due to be held in Cornwall, 11-13 June, International Trade Secretary Liz Truss says negotiators are ‘in a sprint’...

The Rise and Rise of Plant-Based Products

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Australia’s plant-based protein sector is already big business. But according to a report released last year, it could be worth as much as $3...

Seaweed extract shown to reduces flu severity

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Australian researchers have demonstrated that a natural compound derived from seaweed is effective in significantly reducing clinical symptoms and lung damage in a severe influenza A H1N1 model. 

Australia’s ‘natural sanitiser’ lemon myrtle in high demand

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Australia’s largest producer of lemon myrtle has retooled its entire North Queensland farm to meet the growing demand for hand sanitiser and cleaning products.

Naturally Good: Feature packed Sydney event gets ready for 6th edition

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Returning to Sydney’s International Convention Centre on Monday 1st June and Tuesday 2nd June for a sixth big year, the Naturally Good expo is billed as being more innovative than ever.

Blackmore’s new CEO wants company to ‘rejuvenate Australia business’

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The new CEO at leading Australian supplements brand Blackmore’s says he wants the company ‘rejuvenate’ business activity in its home market.

Aussie plant-based meat start-up v2food wins government and industry backing

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Australia’s national science research agency CSIRO is partnering with one of the country’s best known, Jack Cowin, to launch a bold new plant-based meat start-up called v2food. 

Australia’s global world organic leader status to be ‘irreversibly undermined’

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Changes to Australia’s Gene Technology Regulations in the Federal Parliament threaten to irreversibly undermine Australia’s status as a world leader in organic, global organic advocacy group IFOAM has warned.

Australia’s Blackmores appoints former P&G and Nestlé exec as new CEO

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Leading Australian supplements brand Blackmores has appointed former Proctor & Gamble and Nestle executive Alastair Symington as its new chief executive officer.