Time is nearly up to register for FoodLegal’s 28 March Sydney symposium – “Food Fraud – Integrity, Traceability, Technologies and Regulatory Opportunities”. With fraudulent products often a looming...

A market researcher last week presented evidence to a FoodLegal symposium that Australian consumer perceptions of the Health Star Rating (HSR) system had mistaken perceptions of the star ratings. Mr Mark...

A leading supply audit specialist has identified the foods that are most commonly counterfeited in global food production. Margaret Balfour, the managing director of Integrity Compliance Solutions, was...

Leading Australian specialist in FMCG consumer insight, Mark Fletcher, will now be joining FoodLegal’s symposium next Tuesday 12 April 2016 in Melbourne. The topic for his keynote presentation at the...

Over the past 20 years, there has been a distinct shift in food composition and food labelling laws around the world.   Historically, food laws were necessary to prevent people eating unsafe food. ...

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is investigating the relationships between Australia’s major supermarkets and suppliers. What have they been investigating? What are potential...

New concerns are being expressed about the proposed introduction of a Health Claims standard into the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code. Having undertaken at least 5 draft versions of the proposed...

Australia’s regulatory agency for medical drugs, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) today warned health professionals and consumers against topiramate, an anti-epilepsy drug, being used for...

Does your special Functional food or beverage meet all food law standards? Does your product need to be TGA registered? Will your healthy claims really stand up to government scrutiny? Some of Australia’s...