Farmed fish have a high rate of a deformity that hampers their hearing, and this can be a problem if they're released into the wild.
When you think about it, it's a bit strange to view food through a lens of "meat" and "not meat" – especially when plants consume animals, and vice versa.
From crossing cultural barriers with a cake, to starvation used as a brutal tool of war, Australian soldiers' letters and diaries reveal an urgently important relationship with what they ate.
Food banks feed more than just society's vulnerable members.
How microbes are the key ingredients when it comes to concocting a gourmet menu.
Growing population, growing demand for food, climate change: Australia's rural lands are facing a number of pressures. So how can we sustainably use them in the future?
Climate change will make it harder to eat healthily.
Eating cats and dogs which have been violently dispatched remains a key element of South Korean cuisine.
Eating more frozen food could help us reduce waste, beat the obesity epidemic and have more money in our pockets – what's not to like.
Fossil fuel emissions are slowing, but another major climate problem is becoming clear: food production.
About one in seven Americans report going hungry at some point during the year, a fact apparently far from the minds of the presidential candidates.
Scientists have discovered a type of sugar that could actually protect the liver.
Australians eat a lot of water. Nearly 500 L is required to produce the food each of us eats every day.
Farms on Sydney's fringes supply 20% of the city's food. That could drop by more than half if urban sprawl isn't kept in check.
Mars' product recall will be an expensive business.
We can tweak levels of a special vitamin that acts as an appetite control system.
Humans are programmed to chose colourful, symmetrical food. But ugly alternatives are cheap and cut waste.
We still look to plants, animals and foods to increase sexual desire, prowess or pleasure. But the scientific evidence shows experimenting with "natural" supplements can be risky.
Talking cows, talking pigs? It's enough to send you vegetarian. Maybe ...
Basic foods can fulfil a child’s nutritional needs at school and keep them energetic and alert.