Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ), the agency responsible for setting food safety standards, has this week approved a number of important variations to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards...

On 1 October 2012, the European Commission announced it had approved a list of flavouring substances, meaning that only flavourings permitted by the Commission will be permitted for food in Europe. While...

The Victorian food industry is experiencing a boom in live micro-organisms. Probiotics is the name of the game. Probiotics are ‘friendly bacteria’ with beneficial health effects being claimed for consumers. Victoria...

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) today released a report that reassured Australian parents that their children are “consuming low levels of food colours”. Steve McCutcheon, FSANZ Chief...

Australia’s food regulatory agency Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has issued the results of its survey on usage of sulphites in sausages, cordial and dried fruit. However, one of Australia’s...

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) is expected this month to release for consultation a fresh version of draft Standard 1.2.7 Nutrition, Health and Related Claims. This will be FSANZ’s  fifth draft...

The Australian Government’s main food regulatory standards agency, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ), has begun development of a new food production and processing standard for game meat (Proposal...