Food Labelling

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Fish Label Laws A Risk To Public Health

Over 70 percent of fish sold in Australia by food outlets is imported from overseas. Due to ambiguous food labelling laws many are not disclosing what they’re ‘really’ selling.

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New Food Labelling Laws Begin July 1

After the federal government made changes to its food labelling laws in March, businesses across the country will be required to apply new ‘easy to understand’ food labels from July 1.

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FSANZ Encourages Importers to Follow Steps for Safe Allergen Labelling

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has issued a reminder to all food businesses and importers in the region that they must meet mandatory labelling requirements in regards to allergens.

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McDonalds’ New Menus Breach Food Labelling Laws

McDonald’s stores throughout Australia will be taking down all of their new menu boards for being in breach of fast food labelling laws.

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Public Input Welcome for New Food Labels

Australians are now being invited to take part in an online community survey so that they can have their say on the new country of origin food labels – it’s not open for long so don’t miss out!

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Parents Told to Stop Poisoning Children With Cancer Causing Foods

The NHS has called for parents to stop ‘poisoning’ their children with sugary foods and drinks in an effort to reduce the number of obese people estimated to need health care in Britain rises.

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UK Restaurant Owner Charged With Manslaughter Following Food Safety Incident

The owner of an Indian curry shop in the UK has been charged with manslaughter following the death of a customer who suffered from a severe nut allergy.

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Easter Bunny Recall Affects Australians with Nut Allergies

Target Australia has recalled a number of Easter treats on a national scale, due to the possible presence of undeclared nut allergens.

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Recent Food Safety Scares Prompt New Country of Origin Labelling Laws

A proposed new system for country-of-origin labelling outlines the need for labels to show the percentage of imported and Australian content in a product.

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Berry Scandal Catches Fever as More Hepatitis A Cases are Reported

Further concerns are continuing to erupt regarding the food safety scandal that linked frozen mixed berries to outbreaks of Hepatitis A across Australia.

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