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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.

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E-Learning and Publications

In 2014, FoodLegal's business expanded 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

Health Star Ratings Go Live

After years of wrangling, the Australian Government introduced the Health Star Ratings front-of-pack labelling system on 27 June 2014. Simultaneously the New Zealand Government announced it would also join the scheme. Glen Wiggs is Adjunct Professor of Advertising Regulation at the University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland and also Director of the Foundation for Advertising Research. In this article Professor Wiggs examines the system, gives examples of various foods and food products – the surprise is many foods that are classified as unhealthy by public health advocacy groups receive very good ratings.

Essential oils as food supplements in Australia

Essential oils, well known in the food industry for many decades if not centuries, mainly for their flavour value, are now being adopted in a new role in many countries as Food Supplements. This article explores some of the regulatory issues in the context of a hypothetical product. Disclaimer: This article is for discussion purposes and must not be considered or relied upon as advice for any commercial or legal decision. Professional legal advice should be sought from FoodLegal in relation to any particular product. The laws in this area may be liable to further change.