FSANZ is calling for submissions on changes to the Food Standards Code that would permit sports foods and electrolyte drinks to carry more health claims.
Maggie Beer has agreed to amend the labelling of four of her product lines after the ACCC found the labelling to be in breach of the Australian Consumer Law.
As of 5 August, all foods sold in the US that are labelled gluten-free must comply with the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) gluten-free definition.
The Australian Made Campaign has renewed calls for mandatory country-of-origin labelling (CoOL) on all food products after it was revealed that some unpackaged foods would not be required to carry country-of-origin labelling.
The EFSA has updated its advice on formulas for infants and toddlers. The recommendations are included in a Scientific Opinion which reviews advice provided by the Scientific Committee on Food in 2003, taking into account more recent evidence.
FSANZ is calling for submissions, for a second time, on two different proposals: one pertaining to the production of raw milk products, the other on a revision of the Food Standards Code.
In this final instalment of GM in Australia - a series looking at the facts, ethics, regulations and research into genetically modified crops - Heather Bray and Rachel Ankeny explore the murky world of food labelling.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has launched a public consultation on its draft Scientific Opinion on acrylamide in food, developed by its expert Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM).
The vast majority of food imported into Australia complies with our regulations. More than 270 tests a day have been conducted on imported food, with a high compliance rate of 99.4%, excluding labelling mistakes.
NSW poultry growers have been granted authorisation by the ACCC to collectively bargain with processors. The decision covers members of the NSW Farmers' Association who grow chicken, turkey and duck meat.
Researchers have found traces of a banned antibiotic - fluoroquionolone - in chicken sold in supermarkets and butchers.
Some positive changes have been made to the proposed Heath Star Rating (HSR) system, but further work needs to be done, the Australian Food and Grocery Council says.
In this second instalment of GM in Australia - a series looking at the facts, ethics, regulations and research into genetically modified crops - David Tribe walks us through the bodies responsible for GM policy and oversight.
False claims about honey products has cost food importer Basfoods $30,600 in penalties after the ACCC instigated legal proceedings against the company.
False, misleading and deceptive: these were the terms the Federal Court used to described Coles' "Freshly Baked" and "Baked Today" marketing claims.