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New country of origin food labelling requirements for Australia – is your packaging up to scratch?

Businesses have until 1 July 2018 to transition to a new system of country of origin labelling for food products in Australia. The incoming Country of Origin Food Labelling Information Standard 2016 (Standard) imposes stricter labelling requirements on “priority”, as opposed to “non-priority”, foods and is intended to help consumers better understand where their food … Continue reading

Competition Bureau alleges Moose Knuckles’ “Made in Canada” claims are false and misleading

On April 26, 2016, Canada’s Competition Bureau filed an application with the Competition Tribunal alleging that Moose International Inc., carrying on business as Moose Knuckles, engaged in deceptive marketing practices and that the “Made in Canada” claims associated with certain of its parkas and other apparel are false and misleading. Under the Competition Bureau’s Enforcement … Continue reading

All aboard? Possible changes to country of origin food labeling in Australia

The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (DIIS) is currently calling for submissions from food industry stakeholders in response to a consultation paper which has the potential to change significantly the framework governing food labeling requirements in Australia. This update discusses possible changes to food regulation, including through the introduction of a requirement for labels … Continue reading
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