Upcoming Events

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Past Events

FoodLegal Workshop : Harnessing the Health Claims Standard


November 2017

FOODLEGAL PRESENTS: Harnessing the Health Claims Standard: Opportunities in marketing the healthy angle of foods

  • How to market the healthy angle of your food products
  • Opportunities and pitfalls of the Health Claims Standard
  • Nutrition profiling criteria to Food Standards Code
  • Substantiation of general level health claims
  • Limitations of existing nutrition claims
  • Health Star ratings
  • Australian Consumer Law and ACCC issues in relation to "healthy" food marketing
  • and much more...

FoodLegal Health Star Rating Symposium


August 2017

Front of Pack labelling of food products is a hotly contested arena. Food businesses must consider relevant laws, marketing messages, various mandatory and voluntary Front of Pack labelling schemes, as well as the nutritional composition of their food.
FoodLegal has assembled a panel of experts in food product and marketing compliance, nutritional and health science, consumer insights, and food composition and technology to answer your Front of Pack questions, including:

  • What are the ACCC’s enforcement priorities and how can you avoid breach?
  • What do consumers really think of front of pack labelling? How can I maximise consumer perceptions?
  • How will the nutritional and technical developments impact the HSR algorithm and other selling points?
  • What are the pros and cons of front of pack transparency?
  • What options do I have to reformulate my product and enhance perceptions?

Food Fraud - the Good, the Bad & the Ugly


November 2017

Joe Lederman will be speaking at the Monash University Food Innovation Centre event Food Fraud - the Good, the Bad & the Ugly.
A breakfast event that will enlighten you on the gravitas of food fraud especially as we look to be the Deli for Asia. How do you prepare your business and more importantly your new products from the potential of food fraud that can occur across the supply chain.
This breakfast will showcase the latest technologies that can help you overcome food fraud. Hear from a range of expert speakers who will share their experience and technologies to help you reduce the risk of food fraud occurrences in your supply chain.
See more and register here: https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=323284

How to Make Claims Stick


November 2017

Colmar Brunton hosts the seminar "How to Make Claims Stick" on how to substantiate marketing claims in Australia from both a legal and a consumer perspective.

Date: Wednesday 15th November 2017

Time: 8.30am-10.00am

Venue: Your Source Research Facility, Chadstone

RSVP: 10th November 2017

Reply to: Sara Mawhinney

Email sara.mawhinney@colmarbrunton.com

Mobile: 0488 151 120

Charles will discussing how to substantiate marketing claims in Australia from a legal perspective. He will be sharing with us the risks and how to avoid consumer misinterpretation as well as insights into making sure the market wants what we’re claiming before we embark on NPD.

Denise will then present Colmar Brunton’s approach to testing claims. She will take you through the types of claims that can be supported by consumer evidence, the importance of a robust research design as well as addressing the critical factors to ensure that claims can be fully substantiated in the Australian market

Here are some photos from our previous events

Audience at the FoodLegal Health Star Rating Symposium, August 2017

Charles Fisher (FoodLegal) presenting

FoodLegal Symposium: New Food Standards Code 2015

(Left to Right) Charles Fisher (FoodLegal), Chris Preston (AFGC), David Cusack (NSWFA), Cathie Humphries (FSANZ), Joe Lederman (FoodLegal)

FoodLegal Symposium: New Food Standards Code 2015

FoodLegal Symposium: New Food Standards Code 2015