Food producers must confront National Health Preventative Strategy

By Joe Lederman
FoodLegal Lawyers and Consultants
© Lawmedia Pty Ltd, September 2009


In September 2009, the Australian Government's Preventative Health Taskforce launched its National Health Preventative Strategy, aimed at reducing the chronic disease burden in Australia by tackling three lifestyle risk factors: obesity, tobacco and alcohol. In particular, this new Strategy makes a number of recommendations on food and beverage regulation in order to tackle Australia’s obesity problem. This article of approximately 1830 words seeks to determine what may change for food and beverage suppliers.


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