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Food labelling laws on hold until working group makes presentation to Cabinet in August

Australia’s food labelling laws will not be upgraded until at least August, with a federal government working group not planning to make a formal presentation to Cabinet for several months.


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Greens accuse Andrew Robb of conflict of interest over food labelling reforms

Consumers may not end up with the clearest country of origin food-labelling standards because of a potential conflict of interest in the Abbott government’s taskforce working on proposed changes.

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Woolworths open on food labelling, but industry wary

The country’s biggest food retailer, Woolworths, says it’s ready to work with the government to improve food-labelling laws, amid expectations graphics indicating the percentages of Australian and imported content in …
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Food labelling changes broadly welcomed

By  •  Advocacy

MARK COLVIN: There’s been a broad welcome for the Government’s announcement.

Lobby groups representing consumers, farmers and packaged food manufacturers all support the moves.

The only concerns seem to be …
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PM orders imported food label review

Australians might have to bear the cost of knowing more about the origin of the imported foods they buy.

“WE are going to have to break eggs to make an omelette,” …
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