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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 Charles Fisher 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 InHouse subscription service

In April 2015 FoodLegal launched FoodLegal InHouse™. 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. 

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FoodLegal Online

Need the answers on Australia’s Country of Origin Labelling laws?

Our team of consultants has developed a series of online training videos which brings FoodLegal’s experience and educational solutions right to your fingertips.

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Foodlegal Bulletin

Recycled water: Regulatory framework and permitted agricultural uses, in Victoria

Recycled or reclaimed water should be an important resource in a country as dry as Australia.  Regrettably, it is an under-utilised resource, largely because of misunderstandings by consumers, producers and governments.  There are huge opportunities to use the latest modern technologies for treatments and applications for wastewater, and broadening the scope for many usages in agriculture and in food production.

Horticultural industry by-products as possible functional ingredients

Many by-products created by the food industry are far from useless.  In fact, many by-products contain elements with health-related properties which can be utilised as new products in their own right for ingredients in foods and other products.  This article explains some of the functional applications for some major horticultural by-products.  These include polyphenols, dietary fibre and natural colour pigments.  This article considers some of the important considerations that should be kept in mind when considering innovations for developing new products from by-products, whether for foods, dietary supplements, pharmaceuticals or cosmetics.