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By Joe Lederman, Managing Principal, FoodLgeal www.foodlegal.com.au  Reforms to the country of origin labelling system were agreed to at a meeting of the Australian Consumer Affairs Ministers on 31 March...

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At a meeting on 12 June 2015 consumer affairs ministers of the Australian States and Territories agreed to develop a national standard and legal definition for “free range eggs”. At a meeting on 12...

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The government this week announced a review of the Horticulture Code of Conduct. The government this week announced a review of the Horticulture Code of Conduct. Established in 2007, the Code was intended...

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Australians don’t always want to buy ‘Australian ingredients’ Amidst an escalating debate about Country of Origin Labelling on food products in Australia, the most recent financial report from the...

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Tasmania to encourage hemp crops despite Federal Ministerial forum’s hemp oil seed ban The Tasmanian Government has released details of a plan to introduce legislation which will encourage the growth...

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Health Star Ratings and Food Standards Code revision get go-ahead from ministers Government Ministers at a meeting of the Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation have said they are...

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Country of Origin Labelling changes back on the table Australian vegetable growers have said they support the Australian Greens’ Party Leader Christine Milne’s push for clearer Country of Origin Labelling...

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FoodLegal’s most popular workshop is back in Sydney and Melbourne Back by popular demand, food law expert consultants FoodLegal will run more sessions of their training workshop on the Health Claims...

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FoodLegal’s most popular workshop is back in Sydney and Melbourne Food law expert consultants FoodLegal have decided by popular demand to run more sessions of their training workshop on the Health Claims...

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EFSA opens caffeine finding to further scrutiny The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has launched an open consultation on the draft scientific opinion on the safety of caffeine that was presented...