Foreword (March 2023)
By John Thisgaard, Jenny Awad (FoodLegal Bulletin
Co-Editors) and Joe Lederman (FoodLegal Chairperson and Co-Editor)
Welcome to the March 2023 edition of FoodLegal
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consider how the nutritional profile of a product impacts the ability to make
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this March 2023 edition of FoodLegal Bulletin
In this FoodLegal Bulletin, our FREE article “Current developments in food law and policy in Australia and internationally” updates
the latest in regulatory developments and news.
In our article “Regulatory updates on sports food formulations” we discuss the potential implications arising from a
regulatory review into sports food permissions, as well as the separate impact
of anti-doping requirements, as well as considering recent Therapeutic Goods
Administration actions that also tighten the regulatory framework for sports
foods that are marketed and sold in Australia.
In our article “Regulatory updates on alcoholic beverage labelling”,
we address the latest proposed labelling changes for alcoholic beverages and
the implications for industry.
In our article
“Australian Department of Agriculture’s review of import conditions and risks regarding dairy products for human consumption”, we provide
an overview of the important elements of the Australian Government review into
biosecurity requirements for dairy and how it could impact future import
requirements for dairy products entering Australia.
In our article
“Psychoactive compounds and how they are regulated”, we explore the regulation of
psychoactive compounds in the context of various substances consumed by humans,
following recent regulatory approvals by the Therapeutic Goods Administration.
In our article “New advances in seaweed-based ingredients for more products”, we consider the latest scientific and
technical applications of seaweed in product development for the food industry
We hope you
enjoy this March 2023 edition of FoodLegal Bulletin!
Awad and Joe Lederman
This is general information rather than legal advice and is current as of 8 Mar 2023. We therefore recommend you seek legal advice for your particular circumstances if you want to rely on advice or information to be a basis for any commercial decision-making by you or your business.