New food label regime will be good for exports
April 8th, 2013

New food label regime will be good for exports

The Food and Grocery Council has come out in support of the new food label regime on nutrition claims, saying that it will be good for both local consumers and exporters.

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Council backs ministers’ decision on health claims
December 19th, 2012

Council backs ministers’ decision on health claims

The New Zealand Food and Grocery Council (NZFGC) has backed the recent decision by Australian and New Zealand food safety ministers to regulate health and nutrition claims on food labelling.

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Kiwis assured their beef and lamb is from New Zealand
May 7th, 2012

Kiwis assured their beef and lamb is from New Zealand

Recent changes in Australia have seen a proposal from Australian government to extend country of origin labelling to unpackaged beef, sheep and chicken meat approved by Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ).

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Australians claim nutrition and health draft “threatens industry”
April 10th, 2012

Australians claim nutrition and health draft “threatens industry”

According to a release from the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) draft changes to Australia’s nutrition and health claims standard will “threaten the food industry’s future viability”.

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February 17th, 2012

Call for submissions on draft nutrition, health and related claims standard

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has called for submissions on a draft nutrition, health and related claims Standard.

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January 18th, 2012

Food safety call for submission on admission of GE corn

Food Safety Australia New Zealand has called for submissions on an application to change the Food Standards Code to allow for food derived from a corn line genetically modified to be tolerant to the herbicide glyphosate.

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Tamara’s Thoughts: An invisible threat?
December 1st, 2011

Tamara’s Thoughts: An invisible threat?

“The 23rd Australian Total Diet Study, released this week by Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ), has reaffirmed that the Australian food supply is safe for consumers,” said Catherine King MP, Parliamentary Secretary for Health and Ageing.

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New standard for seed sprouts
November 17th, 2011

New standard for seed sprouts

In the aftermath of the E. coli outbreak in Europe earlier this year that was traced back to seed sprouts, the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Authority has created a new standard for production and processing of seed sprouts.

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November 3rd, 2011

New code planned for game meat

Food Safety Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has commenced work on a new regulatory structure for the production and processing of game meat.

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Submissions called for code on GM soy
October 25th, 2011

Submissions called for code on GM soy

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has called for submissions, on proposed change to the Food Standards Code, to allow food derived from a genetically modified soybean.

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FSANZ calls for comment on P100
September 21st, 2011

FSANZ calls for comment on P100

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has invited submissions on an application for a processing aid to reduce the risk of the food poisoning bacteria, listeria.

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Guidance on health additives in food
September 19th, 2011

Guidance on health additives in food

A symposium to be held next month in Sydney intends to clarify food industry understanding of changes in food safety regulations on matters of therapeutic foods that could have a widespread impact on produce practices.

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