Food Allergy Week

Be Aware. Show you Care. The Food Allergy Week theme for 2016 is “Be Aware. Show you Care”, from 15-21 May. While people with food allergies are generally well aware of their condition and the steps that need to be taken in order to properly manage it, the...

Country of origin labelling

New country of origin labelling   There is great news for Australian consumers on the short term horizon, where a long term campaign to have labelling on packing changed to be more user friendly will come into effect. There has been a lot of frustration in the...

Food industry accepts labelling change is coming

One year ago, there was a scare within the community about imported berries being infected with hepatitis A. This prompted some manufacturers to introduce their own ‘Australian’ labelling. It also sparked the consideration for preparing new packaging that...

Salad products have been recalled

Woolworths and Tripod Farmers have issued a recall of pre-packaged lettuce leaves due to the potential presence of Salmonella. Salad products recalled are those with a use by date up to and including 14/2/16. The products affected are listed below. WOOLWORTHS SELECT...