How non-compliance for importers can arise despite complying with the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code
Chief among concerns of Australian food producers is compliance with the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code. The scenario for importers is more complex. While compliance with the Food Standards Code is still sought, importers will also likely consider a number of additional laws, particularly if their product contains health-functional or therapeutic properties. This article explains the options that may be available for people looking to import food into Australia that may not necessarily require strict compliance with the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code. It also explores a number of laws other than the Food Standards Code that can impact the ability to bring food products into Australia.