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Archive for July, 2017

Australia’s bees and wasps revealed to be just as deadly as its snakes

More than half of deaths from bites and stings between 2000 and 2013 the result of anaphylactic shock, study shows A third of almost 42,000 hospital admissions were caused by bees and wasps. Photograph: Doug Somerville/NSW Apiarists’ Association Of all Australia’s venomous animals, bees and wasps pose the biggest threat to public health, causing more […]

July 25th, 2017
Topic: Bees, Snakes, spiders snakes scorpions, Ticks, Wasps Tags: , , , ,

Banana skincare, Qld flour company to expand into overseas markets

A far north Queensland farmer, who turns waste bananas into flour, skincare and cosmetics, has struck an international deal that will see his business expand globally. Rob Watkins got into the banana industry over 15 years ago, growing ladyfinger bananas, and soon realised the large amount of product not suitable for supermarkets. Natural Evolution Foods […]

July 6th, 2017
Topic: AGRICULTURE, Bananas, FOOD DRINK, IMPORT EXPORT, MANUFACTURE PROCESSING, MARKETING PROMOS, Queensland, SUPERMARKETS, VIDEOS AUDIOS, WASTES DUMPS STORAGE Tags: , , ,