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  1. 12 October 2022 - Humanities

    Food for thought

    Food connects all of us – so using it as a tool to teach students global competency and citizenship makes sense, says University of Melbourne expert.

  2. 13 June 2022 - Inside Business

    The cascading crisis of global food supply chains

    The world is experiencing a food crisis linked to war and climate change, but there are some solutions to soften the blow, says University of Melbourne expert.

  3. 31 May 2022 - Animals, Food & You

    Australia’s new government must tackle food insecurity

    Australia’s ability to weather shocks to its food security deserves more attention from the in-coming government, says new University of Melbourne research

  4. 20 August 2021 - Animals, Food & You

    How do organic and non-organic foods influence our gut microbiome?

    A University of Melbourne review into how organic and conventionally farmed foods affect the gut microbiome found mixed results, indicating more research needed

  5. 21 November 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Food Health Star labels are driving healthier products

    Food health labels improve the nutrition of packaged products but they must be compulsory to make a bigger difference, finds a University of Melbourne-led study

  6. 29 March 2020 - Animals, Food & You

    Our food supply has problems with equity, not quantity

    Shocks to our food supply provide opportunity to transform our food systems to be healthier, more sustainable and equitable say University of Melbourne experts.

  7. 22 December 2019 - Animals, Food & You

    How to avoid food poisoning this festive season

    Food poisoning can ruin the holidays, but there are some simple steps to help stay safe and enjoy your favourite foods, explain University of Melbourne experts.

  8. 8 December 2019 - Animals, Food & You

    How do we get antibiotic resistance genes in a salad?

    Animal manure is a known source of antibiotic resistance genes, now new research from the University of Melbourne reveals how they travel from the soil to salad

  9. 9 October 2019 - Animals, Food & You

    Switching to a plant-based diet? Keep an eye on your micronutrients

    Health and environment concerns mean people are switching to a plant-based diet, but University of Melbourne experts say they may miss out on key micronutrients

  10. 24 May 2019 - Animals, Food & You

    Making the most of probiotics

    It isn’t only the probiotics, but the way they are produced and the food we eat with them that are important for our health, say University of Melbourne experts