Foreword (November 2023)
By John Thisgaard, Jenny Awad (FoodLegal Bulletin Co-Editors) and Joe
Lederman (FoodLegal Chairperson and Co-Editor)
Welcome to the November 2023 edition of FoodLegal Bulletin!
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Claims – Wednesday 15 November 2023
This online interactive FoodLegal workshop
will empower you to assess the regulatory risk of the latest emerging and
We will explore the latest Court precedents
and regulatory enforcement actions that impact trending food product claims (on
pack and on other advertising like social media) including ‘Sustainable’,
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this November 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 issues and opportunities for displaying labelling information online”, we explore some of the important issues for businesses to consider
when presenting product labelling and marketing information online.
In “Regulatory developments in marketing food to children” we address changes to
the Codes of Practice that are due to take effect in December 2023, and a new
proposed law that would impose additional legal restrictions for certain types
In “The science behind anti-ageing claims in food and its regulatory risks", we explore the science behind several anti-ageing claims and
ingredients, as well as the regulatory issues food businesses must consider.
In "Can microorganisms transform food packaging?”, FoodLegal Scientist Dr Tatijana Markoska looks at recent scientific
and regulatory developments regarding the use of microorganisms in the
production of food packaging and food contact materials.
In “Scientific and regulatory impacts of new EU sustainability measures” we examine two European Union policies
regarding deforestation and farming practice, and the potential impacts.
We hope you enjoy this November 2023 edition of FoodLegal Bulletin!
John Thisgaard, Jenny Awad and Joe
This is general information rather than legal advice and is current as of
8 Nov 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.