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...

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...

Australia’s food agency approves new version of the Food Standards Code On 16 December 2014, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) released its approved version of the latest revision of the Australia...

Raw milk controversy continues even after bath milk recall The debate around raw milk continues after dairy company Mountain View Farm recalled its Organic Bath Milk product. The recall came after the...

ACCC submits official response to Harper Review Panel’s Draft Report The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has provided its submission in response to the Draft Report of the Competition...

FDA finalises menu and vending machine calorie labeling rules The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finalised two rules requiring that calorie information be listed on menus and menu boards in...

Potential divestiture threat to Supermarket majors in Australian government Green Paper The Australian Federal Government is considering a range of reforms that would strengthen competition laws and regulation,...

Former Coles boss defends supermarket action against ACCC accusations Former Coles Managing Director Ian McLeod has defended the supermarket group against accusations of unconscionable conduct towards...

Coles accepts “ethical and moral responsibility” to end exploitation of trolley collectors Australian supermarket giant Coles has become the first major supermarket chain to publicly declare it has...

ACCC empowered by Competition and Consumer Act amendment The Coalition Government has passed legislation in the Senate that gives the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) the power to...