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...

Food and Health ministers agree on policy guidelines for caffeine regulation Australia’s health and food regulation ministers have endorsed the revised Policy Guideline on the Regulatory Management of...

Coffee and tea are still the main source of caffeine for Australians, according to a survey undertaken by beverage industry representative body the Australian Beverages Council. The Galaxy Poll, finalised...

Australia’s Food Regulation Standing Committee (FRSC) has invited public submissions on a Food Regulation Policy Options Paper for formulating policy guidelines on the regulation of caffeine in food...

The European Commission (EC) has decided to ask the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) to assess the safety of caffeine. In particular the EC wants to know what the safe maximum level of caffeine intake...

Australia’s leading consumer group CHOICE has put caffeine to the test across a range of products, finding that product labels do not give consumers “the full picture.” The CHOICE findings come at...

A range of food agenda items were discussed on December 7, 2012 when Australian and New Zealand food Ministers met to give the nod of approval to the Health Claims Standard, which Australian Food News...