Health claims made on food packaging heavily affects the product chosen by a consumer. Since many are now encouraged to purchase food items that have health benefits, the more health claims it seems the better. In 2016, Australia and New Zealand are both enforcing a requirement that all food importers must have a sale of food with nutrition and health claims. It is driving the importers crazy – what do they need? What kind of information needs to be provided?
A Web Seminar Summary on Regulation of Health Claims on Food in Australia and New Zealand
Do you export food to Australia or New Zealand? The new Australian and New Zealand standard for the sale of food with nutrition and health claims is enforceable from 18 January 2016. It is the first Standard of its kind in the world that permits the self-substantiation of general level health claims used on a food label. This webinar will provide a summary of the food labelling requirements for nutrition claims, general level health claims, and high-level health claims.
This is part of the IFSQN webinar series on food safety