Who hasn’t felt nervous before an audit? There is so much pressure today on food safety professionals to accomplish successfully audits, especially when we have a big client requiring it or a certification body doing it. Most of us neglect the fact that audits should be perceived as one (more) powerful tool in the continuous … Continue reading The four steps of food safety systems
Dairy advocacy group Dairy Connect has initiated an online petition aiming to stop makers of non-dairy drinks using the word ‘milk’ to describe their products.
The Federal Court has ordered Snowdale to pay penalties totalling $750,000 for making false or misleading representations that its eggs were ‘free range’.
Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has won the right to use the trademark “Ben Fu”, a transliteration of the word Penfolds, for use in China.
Australasia’s iconic food manufacturing event, foodpro, will be partnering with Food Innovation Australia (FIAL) in a brand new initiative: The Supply Chain Integrity Zone. Security in the supply chain is vital to the food manufacturing process with traceability and audit compliance a priority; however smaller manufacturers often find it costly to comply. The majority of … Continue reading Small manufacturers will get into the zone at foodpro
Exair has added smaller and larger sizes to the air operated 316 Stainless Steel Threaded Line Vac conveyor product line, which is designed to convert ordinary pipe into a powerful in-line conveying system for food products, pharmaceuticals and other bulk materials. The 316SS Threaded Line Vac is now available with NPT threads for use on … Continue reading Stainless steel pipe conveyor for food makers
Rosella is set to unveil a new logo this November, which the company claims will be the most dramatic change in the company’s visual identity for 20 years. According to Senior Brand Manager, Kristine Dalton, “The most immediate change is the rosella bird itself. We have revisited the grassroots of our original logo whilst preserving the distinctive, … Continue reading Rosella flies off with new branding
Thomas Foods International is being prosecuted after a backpacking meat worker sustained severe burns when he fell into a bath of harmful cleaning chemicals.
Online food retailer EasyMeals by Flavour Makers has admitted misleading customers with its claims that its meals were suitable for all diabetics and with its free meal offers.
The Federal Court of Australia has decided that Dick Smith can continue to sell his OzEmite yeast spread, despite it having a similar name to another brand AussieMite.
The consumer watchdog is taking action against Heinz for marketing a food which contains 60 per cent sugar as good for toddlers.
Oakville Produce’s potato farm has received a $187,500 fine after a truck driver was killed by a forklift in December 2013.
Major Western Australian egg producer Snowdale Holdings has been found guilty of falsely claiming some of its eggs were free-range.
Murray Goulburn will fight a class action claiming the dairy co-operative allegedly made misleading claims in its Product Disclosure Statement last year.
Betta Maid, an Unanderra bakery which closed last year, has been fined for selling unsafe food and breaching hygiene standards.
In order to monitor differential pressures in clean rooms, defined as a room in which the concentration of airborne particles is maintained within established parameters, ALVI offers a differential pressure transmitter; the DE21. It is a compact, DIN Rail Mounted measuring instrument in 2-wire technology, serving to cover numerous measuring ranges in the low pressure … Continue reading Clean room differential pressure monitor
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has concluded investigations into alleged misleading conduct in the pork industry arising from ‘free range’, ‘bred free range’ and ‘bred outdoors’ labelling.
Select Harvests and Almas Almonds have settled court proceedings by reaching a confidential agreement.
Food manufacturers have seven months to get to grips with new food labelling laws regarding nutrition and health claims.
Bonsoy soy milk has agreed to compensate nearly 500 victims $25m, in the biggest payout for a food safety case in Australia.