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Advisors for Strategic Decisions and Innovations

Our team of consultants and lawyers can help you with questions relating to compliance, food safety, quality assurance, risk assessment and management and other strategic decisions. 

Food Industry Education and Training

At FoodLegal we believe that education is crucial to keeping your competitive edge. We offer both in-house and corporate sessions in compliance training, food marketing and sessions on new updates and regulatory developments in the food industry. To find out more about our training courses click here or to organise in-house training, contact either Charles Fisher or Michelle Holsman on +613 9606 0022.

Lawyers and Regulatory Compliance Consultants

FoodLegal can provide you with the expertise in food laws and food regulation compliance that you need. We can assist in resolving issues with regulators, technical compliance & provide risk assessment and management advice for food companies. FoodLegal provides expertise in food marketing & labelling laws, product development, the Food Standards Code, the Australian Competition and Consumer Act, the Food Act and other regulatory advice relating to the food industry and allied fields.

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Foodlegal Events Calendar

FoodLegal presents a range of public seminars, masterclasses and symposiums throughout the year.

We also run in-house workshops and training courses for food companies tailored to your needs.

Learn about our upcoming events by going to our events calendar or events pages!

E-Learning and Publications

In 2014, FoodLegal's business expande into E-learning and modular online learning platforms. This now enables FoodLegal to provide a broad range of monthly modules for companies to choose from. This will facilitate a saving in both time and money. Allow your staff to learn anytime and anywhere and on any device with our convenient short online modules!

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Foodlegal Bulletin

Developments in non-thermal food processing alternatives

Interest in non-thermal processing technologies is growing. Some of the reasons for the growth of non-thermal processing are various benefits which this article considers. What if any risks are involved in using these technologies? This article considers forms of non-thermal food processing as well as some of the regulatory issues.

Is deionised fruit juice… fruit juice?

There are many different definitions of juice and legal problems have arisen because of conflicts or inconsistencies in different interpretations. Deionised juice is a common ingredient and what else can you call deionised juice other than “juice”? Recent developments suggest that the regulators think otherwise. This article explores whether products that contain deionised juice can claim to be “made with real fruit” or even use the words “contains fruit juice”.

Australian Food News

Poor trading conditions impacting on investment and jobs, ACCI survey

While most indicators improved somewhat in the quarter, small business continued to face difficult trading conditions in March, according to findings from the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI).

EFSA takes first steps towards list of authorised food enzymes

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has completed the first safety assessment of a food enzyme as part of a plan by European Union decision-makers to set up an authorised list of these substances.