Gut and immune function health claims guidelines for EU updated The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has launched an open consultation on its updated draft Guidance on the scientific requirements...

Health Star Ratings and Food Standards Code revision get go-ahead from ministers Government Ministers at a meeting of the Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation have said they are...

Australia’s food agency approves new version of the Food Standards Code On 16 December 2014, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) released its approved version of the latest revision of the Australia...

Food and therapeutic goods interface, TGA tries to provide ‘guidance’ Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (the TGA) has released late last week a guidance tool in an attempt to clarify the...

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,...

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...

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has called for submissions on a proposal to amend minimum age labelling requirements for infant foods from “four months” to “around six months”. FSANZ...

Australia’s Food Regulation Standing Committee (FRSC) has invited public submissions on a Food Regulation Policy Options Paper for formulating policy guidelines on the regulation of caffeine in food...

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (the AFGC) is proposing that Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) alter the definition of ‘gluten-free’ in Australia. The AFGC wants FSANZ to allow a...

The Australian Government has launched a new website portal that provides links to best practice information on managing food allergies. The launch coincides with Food Allergy Awareness Week, which runs...