After many years of being Australia's premier food law consultancy, FoodLegal have developed a number of internal compliance tools designed to assist in analysing and interpreting the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code as well as the Trade Measurement Regulations, the Australian Consumer Law and many more.
FoodLegal InHouse™ arranges these and all other relevant regulatory requirements in a logical and practical way with commentary and explanations that are properly ordered and searchable for the first time. Everything is in one central location on your screen and is enhanced by a powerful search engine.
Here is a compliance tool that gives you the detailed analysis you need to evaluate and optimize your solutions to the regulatory hurdles you face every day.
The FoodLegal InHouse™ compliance methodology explains the questions you should ask and gives the practical answers you need. With logical checklists, examples and precedents all in the one place, innovative food product development, labelling and marketing compliance issues will be identified earlier and overcome quicker.
To use FoodLegal InHouse™ you can choose to follow the ordered steps in the compliance methodology. Starting from classifying each individual substance added to your food right through to your country of origin statement on the label.
Or you can use FoodLegal InHouse™ as a powerful search engine to focus on a particular ingredient or compliance issue, using the itemised and sorted results to tailor your solution.
Q. Will InHouse keep up to date with any changes to the Food Standards Code?
A. Yes. InHouse is constantly being updated to reflect any changes within the Food Standards Code and also as they happen within the food industry.
InHouse subscribers will receive monthly email alerts to flag any changes made to InHouse. There is also a Notification and Updates tab on the right hand side of the screen that will identify recent changes and additions.
Q. Does InHouse address areas of regulation outside of the Food Standards Code?
A. Yes, InHouse provides comprehensive guidance on a range of areas of regulation, such as trade measurement, ACCC, Australian Consumer Law, Health Star Rating system, Food Acts etc.
Q. Can I access individual Standards from the Food Standards Code?
A. All Standards and Schedules are accessible, full searchable and printable within InHouse.
Q. Does InHouse take into account the revised Food Standards Code effective 1st March 2016?
A. Yes. InHouse provides all of the revised Standards and Schedules. InHouse compliance steps and guidance materials have been updated to reflect the revised Code and any include changes, such as specified names. InHouse will retain information on the existing Code during the transitional period for reference.
Q. Does InHouse provide case studies and examples?
A. Yes, there are relevant links to case studies provided where applicable for each category. Examples are provided throughout InHouse documents where relevant to assist in decision making and interpretation.