After ten years in development, a new Standard for Nutrition, Health and Related Claims will become law January next year.  Standard 1.2.7 of the Food Standards Code will regulate nutrition content claims,...

SPC rolls out fruit products with real families on the cans Food brand SPC has introduced new labels across its range of brands and an accompanying social media campaign that highlight some of its farmer-suppliers. Featuring...

New launches for own-label with ‘healthy’ claims reach record five-year high New research from market research organisation Mintel has found that the share of own-label food products launched in the...

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...

France has introduced a new “homemade” label for chefs cooking meals from scratch, because microwaved or pre-packaged dishes had become more common. France introduces ‘home made’ label for restaurants A...

Health Star Rating System ‘shuns’ vegetables, AusVeg Vegetable industry body AusVeg has said it is “appalled” at the number of vegetables that do not receive a full rating under the new voluntary...

Health Star Rating System ‘shuns’ vegetables, AusVeg Vegetable industry body AusVeg has said it is “appalled” at the number of vegetables that do not receive a full rating under the new voluntary...

Federal Court finds Coles’ ‘Freshly Baked’ and ‘Baked Today’ marketing claims misleading FoodLegal lawyer and expert Charles Fisher has warned that Australian food and beverage manufacturers...

The FDA will be holding public meetings about its changes to nutrition labels in the US The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a public meeting on two proposed food labelling rules that...

FDA proposed format nutrition labels The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed to update the Nutrition Facts label for packaged foods to reflect the latest scientific information, including...