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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 Craig Hunter 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!

FoodLegal InHouse subscription service

In April 2015 FoodLegal launched FoodLegal InHouse TM. It is a subscription service to assist with food innovation, food labelling and food marketing compliance. Originally developed as a comprehensive set of compliance tools to assist Foodlegal’s own compliance consultants, FoodLegal InHouse delivers these tools to subscribers. FoodLegal InHouse makes our compliance expertise part of your team. FoodLegal InHouse is a desktop solution and a platform to reduce the cost of compliance and will enhance the productivity of your food company. 

Foodlegal Bulletin

FSANZ Proposal P1028 on infant formula, comments on proposed new food standard: A case of L’enfant terrible

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) released Proposal P1028: Infant Formula, in late February 2016 for public comment.  It is more than four years since changes in Standard 2.9.1 for infant formula were mooted.  Mandatory changes to labelling will be required.  This article describes some of the key issues and concerns about these proposed changes. 

Understanding the difference between “validation” v “verification” in food safety systems

It is necessary to validate and verify a food safety plan to assess its effectiveness and provide confirmation that the plan works.  Many people do not fully understand the differences between “validation” and “verification”.  This article explains the intricacies of each and their mutual objectives.