This course provides an understanding of the elements relating to Australian food labelling requirements. It covers the Food Standards Code, ACCC Consumer Law and NMI Trade Measurement requirements. Topics include the new country of origin requirements, health star ratings, product claims and more.
Country of Origin Labelling
New country of origin labelling requirements came into effect in Australia on 1 July 2016. The new requirements are designed to make it easier for customers to understand the origin of products, so they can make a quick yet informed decisions about their food purchases.
This course guides you through which foods the Standard applies to, the priority implementation list, how to calculate the proportion of Australian content, which label statement to use, where to display the country of origin information on your product and more.
Labelling Best Practice
Mislabelling is a leading reason for recalls and withdrawals of products, especially when allergen information becomes incorrect. This course provides best practice information and guidance for managing labelling at your site - product inners, packaging, outer and pallet labelling.
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