A proposal that all imported vegetable seeds be treated with fungicide has drawn outrage from Australia's organic producers, who fear losing their certification.
The chemical formula behind your tears.
Urban residents are increasingly keen to farm verges, parks, rooftops and backyards, but planning rules sometimes stand in the way.
Amazon paid a premium to snap up the upscale grocery chain, so we asked an economist to help us better understand the deal and what it means.
Is it best to chop your salad vegies? What's good in theory doesn't always make much difference in practice, as the science tells us.
The populations of most Western countries report eating far less fruit and vegetables than they're supposed to. So what’s making it so hard for us to get to the recommended 'two and five'?
Reports about trace amounts of pesticides, like the EWG's Dirty Dozen, can leave people afraid to buy fruits and vegetables. But the hype is often overblown.
Whatever we're told, getting a decent amount of fruit and veg into our diets is a struggle. Time then to focus on designing dishes that hit the sweetspot.
Sydney, Melbourne and many other areas can expect to pay more for veg from next month, after widespread crop losses in Bowen, a major source of winter vegetables such as tomatoes, beans and capsicum.
Tiny versions of leafy green vegetables and herbs have made it from restaurant tables to the home kitchen. But are these microgreens healthier for you than regular greens?
A new study links 10-a-day with living longer but that's not the full picture.
When we compared the risk of early death between vegetarians and non-vegetarians while controlling for a range of other factors, we did not find any statistical difference.
Sausages, hamburger patties, lamb chops and T-bone steak. There is nothing like the traditional barbecue on Australia Day.
Lead contamination remains a persistent issue in urban soils.
There is no evidence supporting claims that cooking or heating food in the microwave can give you cancer or food poisoning.
Consumers tend to think that healthy foods have to cost more than their less nutritional counterparts. New psychological research looks at how pervasive this is.
Healthy eating can still be delicious! Limit dietary blowout by going into the Christmas and holiday period with a plan.
High blood pressure can be treated or prevented. Eating oats, fruit and vegetables – and beetroot, in particular – helps. So does avoiding salt, liquorice, caffeine and alcohol.
When botany and linguistics collide: pumpkins are fruits and there's technically no such thing as a vegetable. But try telling that to a five-year-old and see how far you get.
Everything you need to know about the humble spud.