Robert Setter Director-General, DPI&F

Queensland summer is synonymous with fresh, chilled seafood but thanks to new research at the Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries it could now be even better. We like to call it our ┬┤fresh approach┬┤ to food. As consumers become more sophisticated, informed and demanding, so too must the food industry. DPI&F scientists are supporting…

Avoiding Pyrrolizidine Alkaloid Contamination in Herbal Raw Material and Tea

Pyrrolizidine alkaloids (PAs) are a group of naturally occurring alkaloids based on the structure of pyrrolizidine. PAs are produced by plants as a defense mechanism against insect herbivores. Due to their potential detrimental health effects, pyrrolizidine alkaloids (PA) must be avoided in food and beverages. PA in Tea and Herbal Infusions The German Federal Institute…

Australian Native Food Industry

Welcome to Australian Native Food Industry Limited Formed in 2006, ANFIL is the peak national body which represents all interests in the rapidly growing Australian native food industry. The company is a not-for-profit organisation with broad involvement in the development of this industry on a national scale. Encompassing national advocacy and lobbying on behalf of…