Posts filed under Raw Milk Australia

Understanding ‘bath milk’ in Australia: a unique perspective.

‘Bath milk’ a very complicated issue in Australia. This subject has been shrouded in enigma for more than a decade, and is up for discussion again because of a thesis that was published earlier this month.

Farm justice for Australians

There is a call for farm justice and a food system in which family farmers can make a dignified living producing a diversity of nutritious food. It calls for structural incentives for environmentally sound production.

NSW Raw Milk Amendments and Restrictions on 'bath milk'

Raw milk supporters have been writing to us in recent months asking about the availability of Cleopatra’s in New South Wales. It seems the raw dairy products that had been available on and off for over a decade, have now again disappeared from store shelves in NSW.

Ecosystem Collapse and Climate Change in Australia

The Global Soil Health Challenge call on governments to put systems in place to put atmospheric carbon back into the soil, however Australian politicians do not seem interested.

Nutrient-dense food in Australia

Australians are coming to the realisation that our health is in crisis, because agriculture is in crisis. Food is medicine.

What raw milk cheeses will we be able to buy in the future?

Australian food authorities announced strict new import controls on all imported raw milk cheese, and the only one 'officially' recognised as permitted for sale seem to be Roquefort.

Farmers in the face of drought and economic disadvantage

Australia has been in an agriculture crisis for many years. 100% of NSW has now officially been declared in drought. Answers are few as farmers are in survival mode. How did we get here?

Thunderstorm Asthma Inquest

This article questions if the coroner's inquest will be able to deliver real solutions. Australians can get caught up in details, miss a few truths, and then over-regulate to create safety.

Thunderstorm Asthma? Is The Killer Storm avoidable?

Mass hysteria erupted in a matter of minutes as thousands were gasping for air in a mass asthma outbreak around Melbourne. Nine people died. There has never been an outbreak as catastrophic as this one anywhere in the world.

What do Raw Milk Consumers want? Part 2

Why is there an expectation for raw milk to be perfect? Why is less than perfectly safe a manageable risk for every kind of food, except in the case of raw milk? No other food is held to a standard of a perfect safety record. No food is 100% safe.