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...

  The major food companies – Unilever and The Smith’s Snackfood Company – have each been fined AUD $10, 800 for the misleading use of  ‘school canteen approved’ labelling on supermarket...

Australia’s new country of origin labelling (‘CoOL’) scheme has commenced as of 1 July 2016, introducing new origin claims to be displayed on packages for food products sold in Australia. The scheme...

Labels are perfect for normal product runs and promotions, where they offer a cost-effective solution for short runs or time periods, without needing new packaging. Labelling offers many different ways...

Responses to last week’s Australian Federal Court’s decision to impose a $300, 000 penalty on Free Range Egg Farms (FREF) has attracted a strong reaction in food industry and food compliance circles. In...

Simplot’s Leggo’s brand is now selling its pasta sauce in re-designed packaging. The new labelling includes a health star rating which Leggo’s says is a first in the branded Italian sauces category. 70...

A Brisbane-based food wholesaler has issued a food recall after discovering a potentially deadly labelling issue.   Country Fresh Food Products director Ali Kara said his company had purchased plastic...

Australian ginger producer Buderim Ginger has introduced new packaging for two of its most popular products.   Both Buderim’s “Naked Ginger Uncrystallised” 200g and “Crystallised Ginger”...

New research from the Netherlands has found that most Netherlands-based consumers pay little attention to the ingredients lists on food labelling.   The study, which was commissioned by Unilever and...

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,...