A man has been hospitalised after swallowing a sewing needle embedded in a strawberry purchased from Woolworths. Needles have been found in strawberries sold in Vic and Qld stores.
A recall has been issued and consumers are urged to dispose of the products or return them to any Woolworths store for Food & DiningHealthRecalls & Scams Read More
The State Government has launched a $1 million grants program to drive the global competitiveness of Western Australia's agriculture and food industry.
The Export Competitiveness Grants program offers grants between $50,000 and $250,000 for projects that can deliver broad benefits to the sector.
WA businesses involved in agrifood production, wholesale, processing or Farming & AgricultureFood & Dining Read More
An additional 12,500 lobsters will be made available from fishing boats, retail outlets and local restaurants over the Easter and April school holidays.
For the first time in Western Australia over the Easter and April school holiday period, a new phase of the Local Lobster Program will improve the availability and EasterFood & DiningTravel & Tourism Read More
Western Australians are being urged to support the State's rockmelon industry, with WA's rockmelons confirmed as unaffected by issues in the Eastern States.
The recent listeria food safety warning around rockmelons on the east coast of Australia does not apply to Western Australia.
The WA Department of Health has advised that traceback Food & DiningHealthRecalls & Scams Read More
Fisheries Minister Dave Kelly is encouraging Western Australians to tuck into some of our local sustainably caught seafood this week to support Sustainable Seafood Week and thousands of WA fisheries workers.
From today (March 12) until Sunday, March 18, WA will be joining the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) to celebrate Australia's Food & Dining Read More
The best produce Western Australia has to offer will be showcased in a series of food events at Perth's new Yagan Square, to promote the buy local message.
The 'Taste of WA' is an initiative of the State Government's Buy West Eat Best program, and will roll out as a 12-month Food & DiningYagan Square Read More
Obesity and harm from alcohol use will be in the spotlight at a Preventive Health Summit this Friday. The summit's focus will be to encourage broader thinking and community engagement about ways to foster healthy lifestyles among Western Australians.
Chronic diseases are the leading cause of disease and disability in Australia, Drugs & AlcoholFood & DiningHealth Read More
A program to encourage high school students to choose commercial cookery and hospitality as a career has launched at Mount Lawley Senior High School.
Developed by Hospitality Group Training and FutureNow, with State Government funding through Tourism Western Australia, the program gives school students realistic information about careers in commercial cookery EmploymentFood & DiningSchools & Education Read More
Applications for the WA Training Awards 2018 are now open.
Education and Training Minister Sue Ellery today launched the awards while visiting the facilities at North Metropolitan TAFE's Pavilion Restaurant.
The WA Training Awards are an opportunity for the Western Australian training sector to showcase excellence, inspire future talent and reward best EmploymentFood & Dining Read More
The State Government will introduce the most significant reforms to Western Australia's liquor laws in a decade to encourage a new wave of activity through WA's vibrant hospitality scene.
Following the reforms in 2006 that gave rise to Perth's small bars and a new sophisticated drinking culture, the Liquor Control Amendment Food & Dining Read More