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Australia’s food security at risk unless protective measures are taken

AUSVEG, the national peak industry body representing the interests of around 9,000 vegetable and potato growers, has warned that Australia’s food security is at risk unless protective measures are taken.

Speaking at the Annual General Meeting of the NSW Farmer’s Federation’s Horticulture Committee, AUSVEG CEO Richard Mulcahy said Australia does not have an infinite amount of agricultural resources and action needs to happen now to protect the security of Australia’s home grown food supply. He spoke impassionedly about the importance of maintaining Australia’s horticulture sector and food production capabilities.

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