Australian Competition and Consumer Chairman Rod Sims announced this week that the ACCC would take new steps to provide consumers with clearer advice about Country of Origin labelling. The ACCC did not...

Businesses exporting to China have a reason to celebrate this week with the Australian Made, Australian Grown (AMAG) logo being formally trademarked in China. The logo, which can be listed on seven classes...

Australian Greens Deputy Leader, Senator Christine Milne has foreshadowed a new Country of Origin Labelling (CoOL) Bill to be introduced into Federal Parliament by the Greens. The proposed Accurate Country...

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has ruled that current U.S. Country of Origin Labelling (CoOL) measures are inconsistent with the U.S.’s WTO trade obligations. The WTO had examined complaints by Canada...

Despite two-thirds (67 per cent) of Australian consumers saying they believe it is important for grocery products to be sourced locally, only 33 per cent claim to buy local food and drinks regularly, according...

Reports of vegetables from China entering Australia via New Zealand without being labelled as Chinese have sparked calls from a major farming organization in Queensland to demand the New Zealanders cooperate...

Consumer advocacy group CHOICE claims unpackaged meat products sold in Australia should be subject to the same country of origin labelling requirements as other food products. Currently, the only unpackaged...

Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ) have proposed to extend country of origin labelling to unpackaged beef, sheep and chicken meat. Currently, only some unpackaged foods require country of...

The Australian Food and Grocery Council, together with not-for-profit barcode standards body GS1 Australia, have called for industry support for their new smartphone app, GS1 GoScan, which will allow extended...

Supermarket giants Coles and Woolworths have been taken to task over dodgy origin labelling, after an investigation by the NSW Food Authority revealed that two stores were selling mislabelled fruit The...