Australian consumer advocacy group CHOICE has analysed the country of origin claims for more than 320 packaged supermarket products in Australia. The range of products analysed for Country of Origin statements...

Prime Minister Tony Abbott was joined in a united front by Minister for Agriculture Barnaby Joyce and Minister for Industry and Science Ian Macfarlane this week to unveil the final version of Australia’s...

Australian fruit manufacturer, SPC, has introduced a new snack range, ‘Aussie Diced Pear’ and ‘AussieDiced Peaches’. The products are focused around providing easy-to-open packaging and come in...

Younger Australians more likely to buy food ‘Made in China’ Australians aged under-35 years were dramatically more likely than their older counterparts to buy a food product if it was labelled ‘Made...

Trade considerations “vital” to CoOL labelling proposal The Australian Trade Minister the Hon. Andrew Robb has a “fundamental role to play”, along with the Ministers for Industry, Agriculture and...

Australian Made Campaign welcomes delay and more consultation on Country of Origin labels The Australian Made Campaign has welcomed the Government’s decision to consult with stakeholders and undertake...

ACCC acts against Chinese made ‘Aussie Beer’ The Independent Liquor Group (ILG) has paid a penalty of $10,200 following the issue of an infringement notice by the Australian Competition and...

Government berry havoc as Barnaby’s Agriculture department responsible for testing inadequacies The Australian Department of Agriculture has attempted to shift its responsibilities concerning the health...

ACCC has launched guidelines for country of origin labelling The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has published new guidance to assist businesses to comply with the Australian Consumer...

Australian Parliament will reconsider CoOL on foods The Australian House of Representatives Standing Committee on Agriculture and Industry has announced a new inquiry into country of origin food labelling....