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Benchmark for certifying food safety auditors

23 March, 2006

Australia has a new, national benchmark for certifying food safety auditors.


FSANZ launches guide to food labelling

16 March, 2006

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has launched a new guide on country of origin food labelling.


FSANZ extends comment period

06 March, 2006

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has extended to 31 March the period for comment on new proposals for a health claims standard that would allow disease risk reduction claims on food labelling.


Food safety experts doubt public understanding

02 March, 2006

A recent study shows that food safety experts have little confidence in the public's understanding of food risk issues. The study is published in the Journal of Food Safety.


FSANZ responds to health claims

02 February, 2006

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has refuted claims in the media it would not allow fresh fruit to have health claims as their naturally occurring sugar content was too high.


Comment sought on food code

23 December, 2005

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has released details of changes being considered to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code and has invited individuals and organisations with an interest in food standards to comment on the proposals. The changes include the fortification of cereal-based beverages with selected vitamins and minerals, two new GM foods, the addition of phytosterols to fruit juices and fruit drinks and an examination of benzoate and sulfite additives in food.


New rules for halal certification

25 October, 2005

The new Export Control (Meat and Meat Products) Orders 2005 and the Export Control (Dairy Eggs and Fish) Orders 2005 have come into effect, removing prescriptive regulatory burdens on exporters and processors.


Public to consider proposed food code changes

07 October, 2005

Changes to the Australian New Zealand Food Standards Code – which is designed to protect consumers and ensure that manufacturers provide adequate information to the buying public – have been proposed by Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ).


Organic certification

17 August, 2005

Macro Wholefoods and the BFA have announced that Macro has chosen ACO for its organic retail certification.


Total recall

06 July, 2005 by Kevin T Higgins

Hope for the best, prepare for the worst: disaster-relief groups have lived by the maxim for years, and food companies have adopted the philosophy as their own in preparing for a possible recall


HACCP conference

22 June, 2005

Advancing Food Safety Pty Ltd will convene the 12th Australian HACCP Conference from September 5 to 9 in Sydney. The conference will again drive forward the food safety issues that face the Australasian food industry every day.


Ungerer Australia achieves HACCP accreditation

24 April, 2005

Ungerer Australia's flavour manufacturing facility, located at 2/7 Adventure Place, Taren Point, has achieved HACCP Accreditation.


The crisis that can finish your business

06 April, 2005 by Phil Hayhoe

So you have a section on product recall in your Quality Manual, and maybe even a standalone product recall plan. Who knows, you might have had a go at a simulation. But is it enough?


HACCP for VK in Australia

13 February, 2005

VK Creative Aromatics develops and manufactures flavours and fragrances, supplying a comprehensive range of some 500 sweet and beverage flavours.


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