Proposals in Victoria requiring fast food chains to display energy content

By Joe Lederman
FoodLegal Lawyers and Consultants
© Lawmedia Pty Ltd, August 2010


On 29 June 2010, the State of Victoria Premier John Brumby announced a government proposal by the Victorian Labor government to require food chains to display kilojoule content on their main menu to be rolled out at the end of 2012. The announcement raises a number of legal issues as to the scope and applicability of the new requirements, and this article considers the proposed changes from current law.


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