Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code has been revised. There are minor modifications only.The changes will take effect on 1 March 2016, with no transition period. Correct Food Systems will alert our clients to any changes they need to make in Food Safety Programs or Documents.Read more here
Coles was found guilty by the ACCC last year of misleading consumers over claims its bread was freshly baked in stores, in 2013. The ACCC has since fined Coles $2.5 million + costs for the claims that were likely to mislead consumers. "As the Chief Justice pointed out, it is important that sellers in the market recognise that consumers are entitled to reliable, truthful and accurate information." ACCC Rod Sims.
Correct Food Systems advises clients to ensure all claims made on food products are accurate.
Correct Food Systems can conduct a comprehensive label review for your products.
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Sumo Salad has launched its new store concept, Green Label, in the recently renovated MLC food court in Sydney. The concept store will focus seasonal produce, local suppliers and products made and grown ethically in Australia.
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This business is right on trend of locally sourced ingredients, and focus on health.
The Australian Government announced further consultation and research will be undertaken with the food industry and consumers, in order to “deliver clearer and more consistent” country of origin labelling for food sold in Australia. There will be a challenge to balance clear information to consumers , with flexibility and cost minimization for food producers. The Minister for Industry and Science Ian Macfarlane and Minister for Agriculture Barnaby Joyce are due to make their recommendations to Federal cabinet in August 2015. To have your say contact either of these ministers using their websites or facebook.
Correct Food Systems will keep you up to date with any changes to food labelling requirements as they are announced, here using the blog news page or via our e newsletter "The Correct News".
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