Australia has a new, national benchmark for certifying food safety auditors.
Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has launched a new guide on country of origin food labelling.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Changes to the Australian New Zealand Food Standards Code â€“ which is designed to protect consumers and ensure that manufacturers provide adequate information to the buying public â€“ have been proposed by Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ).
Macro Wholefoods and the BFA have announced that Macro has chosen ACO for its organic retail certification.
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
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's flavour manufacturing facility, located at 2/7 Adventure Place, Taren Point, has achieved HACCP Accreditation.
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?
VK Creative Aromatics develops and manufactures flavours and fragrances, supplying a comprehensive range of some 500 sweet and beverage flavours.