Don't mince words: definitions of meat and other animal products
Definitions of meat and associated terminology exist across various Acts and regulations in Australia. These definitions play a vital role in the collection of levies, export controls and the regulations that govern domestic food consumption. This inquiry report recommends that the Australian government develops a...
Fix my food: children’s views on transforming food systems
This report details the results of workshops run by UNICEF and the Young and Resilient Research Centre at Western Sydney University, where over 700 children and adolescents aged 10-19 from significantly diverse backgrounds participated in two-and-a-half-hour workshops to share their lived experiences, insights and perspectives...
Evaluating the use of remote assessments by local authorities for regulating food businesses
This report presents the findings of an evaluation on the use of remote techniques by local authorities to carry out food hygiene and food standards assessments across England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, following the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Pregnancy warning labels on packaged alcohol: a review of recent literature
FSANZ undertook a literature review to inform the development of risk management options for a pregnancy warning label on packaged alcoholic beverages. The literature review covered the period from November 2008 to July 2019.
Food safety: good governance guide for directors, executives and business owners
This guide has been developed with the support of the Institute of Directors and is designed to assist directors, executives and business owners understand their responsibilities in relation to food safety and to improve food safety culture in their businesses.
The health benefits and risks of folic acid fortification of food
This report has been provided in response to a request by the Ministry of Health in April 2017 to the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor, Sir Peter Gluckman, and the Royal Society Te Apārangi, to review the health benefits and risks of folic acid fortification...
2016 New Zealand total diet study
New Zealand Food Safety has today published the results for the 2016 New Zealand Total Diet Study (TDS), which shows the food New Zealanders eat has a high level of safety in regard to chemical hazards which might be present in the food supply.
Alcohol warning labels: are they effective?
Australia does not currently require warning labels on alcohol products, putting Australia out of step with many other countries. Given the potential persuasive power of labels, as well as the rising social costs of alcoholism in the United States (US), government - mandated warning labels...