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The new Health Star Rating system in Australia and New Zealand

  • Addisons
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • December 3 2014

The Australian and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation has endorsed the Health Star Rating (HSR) System, which is a voluntary

Earning gold stars the introduction of the voluntary Health Star Rating Scheme

  • Bell Gully
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • September 19 2014

On 27 June 2014 the Minister for Food Safety announced that the Government would be joining with Australia in introducing a voluntary labelling

Where there is smoke there is fire: plain packaging of tobacco products

  • Baldwins
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • August 26 2014

In 2012, Australia became the first country in the world to legislate for plain packaging of tobacco. Cigarettes, pipe tobacco and cigar products

Australia a new recall protocol for the food industry

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • August 7 2014

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) is an independent statutory body established by the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 (Cth

Now starring: Ministers agree implementation of front-of-pack star rating system

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • July 9 2014

Following years of passionate public debate and some recent controversy, the formal implementation of the front-of-pack health star rating (HSR

New Zealand takes its first legislative step towards plain packaging for tobacco products

  • Henry Hughes IP
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • February 12 2014

The Smoke-free Environments (Tobacco Plain Packaging) Amendment Bill ("the Bill"), which aims to amend the Smoke-free Environments Act 1990 ("the

Quarterly food law update

  • Simpson Grierson
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  • Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom
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  • November 20 2013

The Consumer Law Reform Bill is currently in Select Committee Stage. The Bill is currently at number 21 on the Parliamentary Order Paper. The

A 'fat free' update on the new food standard

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • April 23 2013

Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ) has introduced a new food standard, Standard 1.2.7 Representations about Food (Standard) to the

Who moved my cheese? Recent changes to food labelling and advertising law

  • Griffith Hack
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • March 5 2013

Significant changes to the law governing nutrition content, health and related claims on food labels and advertisements came into effect earlier this

New food labelling laws food manufacturers forced to review health and nutrition claims

  • Griffith Hack
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • February 21 2013

On 18 January 2013, after 10 years of consultations and reviews, new laws were introduced regarding nutrition and health claims made on food products