DAWR – Important Alert

Biosecurity Advice 2017-12 – End of prawn suspension and import conditions for prawns and prawn products for human consumption ​30 June 2017 This Biosecurity Advice notifies stakeholders that: The import suspension on uncooked prawns will lapse on 6 July 2017. Enhanced import conditions will be implemented on 7 July 2017, to allow for safe trade … [Read more…]

FBIA Roundup

Here are FSANZ’s media issues for the week 9/3/17: Labelling Results from a recent study in New Zealand say that the existing voluntary approach to country of origin labelling (CoOL) for fruit and veggies isn’t giving consumers the facts they need to make informed choices, with 71% of Kiwis wanting the labelling to be mandatory. … [Read more…]

FBIA Roundup

Here are FSANZ’s media issues for the week: General The recent appointment of Mark Booth as the new Chief Executive Officer for FSANZ was mentioned this week in this article on an Australian food news website. As we all know, drinking coffee in its liquid form is becoming so dull and uninteresting these days, so … [Read more…]

FBIA Roundup

Here are FSANZ’s media issues for the week 23/02/2017: Hemp Following the Federal Government’s approval of the use of medicinal cannabis in Australia, hemp business owners are hoping there will be a positive outcome when ministers consider FSANZ’s proposal on hemp at a meeting of ministers in April. Read more. Food safety This editorial article … [Read more…]