Proposed changes to health claims hard to swallow

 In Australia, NewZealand

Health claim benefits for fruit juice, canned fish and some dairy products will be rendered illegal under proposed changes to Australia’s nutrition and health claims standard, which threatens industry’s future viability, the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has warned.

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Under Food Standards Australia and New Zealand’s (FSANZ) proposed Nutrition, Health & Related Claims (P293) draft standard, many popular food products – which form part of a healthy, balanced diet – will not be able to include health claims such as “a good source of Vitamin C” or “Omega 3 for healthy heart function”.  RetailWorld – Read more…
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