Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has called for submissions on an application to permit a genetically modified rice that aims to address vitamin A deficiencies in developing countries. FSANZ...

Researchers from the University of Queensland have lead the development of a new crop protection spray described as “revolutionary”. ‘Bio Clay’ spray was developed in conjunction with the University...

Food and beverage producers will soon be required under a new American federal law to declare if any genetically modified (GMO) ingredients have been used in a product. The new legislation, which was an...

An update of current food law developments in Australia and elsewhere.   Here is a report of recent and imminent developments in food product compliance and regulatory information in Australia and...

EFSA rejects French attempt to ban GMO corn crops in EU Following a request from the European Commission, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has rejected attempts by France to prohibit the cultivation...

Big brands are launching "free-from" ranges globally The ‘free-from’ foods market is booming in many parts of the world, widening into new categories and increasingly moving into the mainstream...

Plant science group CropLife has welcomed calls from Independent Senator Nick Xenophon for an inquiry into the post-commercialisation impacts of existing regulation Genetically Modified (GM) crops. Senator...

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has invite submissions on an application to change the Food Standards Code to allow food derived from genetically modified lucerne. FSANZ said it had assessed...

The Australian Government’s gene technology regulator has called for comments on an application by the Victorian Department of Primary Industries for a limited and controlled release of up to 40 lines...

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has invited submissions on an application to change the Food Standards Code to allow food derived from a genetically modified soybean. The application, submitted...