The prohibition of ‘superfood’ hemp is over. The Council of Australian Governments will officially pass legislation to legalise hemp for consumption as a food in Australia on 12 November 2017. Hemp...

Food Standards Australia New Zealand has abandoned a proposal to insert a detailed food packaging standard in the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code. In announcing the abandonment of its Proposal...

Hans Spanish Chorizo sold through Coles supermarkets have been recalled due to an E. coli contamination. Hans Continental Smallgoods is recalling Hans Spanish Chorizo 250g sold at Queensland and New South...

A Rafferty’s Garden infant food product has been recalled as it may contain glass. Rafferty’s Garden Happy Tummies Vegetable Risotto with best before dates of 10 August 2018 and 12 August 2018 have...

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has called for submissions on an application to permit a genetically modified rice that aims to address vitamin A deficiencies in developing countries. FSANZ...

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) says it does not believe there is any health or safety risk to infants who consume infant formula containing nano-hydroxyapatite particles. Responding to the...

Creative Gourmet frozen mixed berries sold through independent supermarkets have been recalled due to a potential link with three cases of hepatitis A. Creative Gourmet Frozen Mixed Berries 300g with a...

Coles supermarket has been forced to recall some of its chicken wings. The Coles Grill RSPCA Approved Australian Chicken Wings Honey and Soy 1kg with a best before date of 24/04/2017 has been recalled...

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) will now permit the sale of low-THC hemp seed products as food. The decision has been welcomed by hemp wholesaler, Hemp Foods Australia, who say it will contribute...

Australia’s central government food standards agency, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer. Mark Booth will be taking on the role, relieving Steven...