The Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation is reviewing fast food menu labelling schemes, including the scheme which seen kilojoule counts displayed on menus. The review aims to...

The Australian Government Department of Health has revised the fluoride nutrient reference values for infants and young children in Australia and New Zealand. It is now recommended that the upper level...

The Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation (the Forum) met in Hobart today and considered a range of food regulation matters. The Forum comprises all Australian and New Zealand...

Taxpayers and growers are led up a garden path The Fresh Produce Safety Centre (FPSC), which is an organisation established with government and industry support in 2013, has announced the winning tender...

Parallel importing could threaten Australian manufacturers of international food brands Removing parallel import restrictions would “promote competition and potentially lower prices for consumers”,...

Tasmania to encourage hemp crops despite Federal Ministerial forum’s hemp oil seed ban The Tasmanian Government has released details of a plan to introduce legislation which will encourage the growth...

EFSA recommends reduction in protein levels in infant on follow-on formula Europe’s food safety assessor European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has updated its advice on intake levels of energy, macronutrients...

FSANZ makes second call for submissions on Food Standards Code and raw milk Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has released second calls for submissions on a decision of the Food Standards Code,...

The future of functional food regulation, Canadean Strict regulations on health claims have made Europe a centre for clinical trials in the functional food market. Japan, on the contrary, has become a...

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...