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Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) recently published an analysis of annual food recall statistics for the last 10 years, including new data for 2020. There was a total of 109 recalls in 2020, with 51 of these (47%) due to undeclared allergens.
Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) recently announced new requirements for allergen labelling on packaged foods. The changes to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code (the Code) will help ensure mandatory food allergen declarations are clear and consistent so that consumers have the information they need to make safe food choices.
The Allergen Bureau has recently published the 2021 Unexpected Allergens in Food guidance document.
In December 2020 the Codex Alimentarius Commission issued a new version of the General Principles of Food Hygiene, and HACCP
Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) have recently updated their Mercury in Fish brochure which provides advice for consumers on safe fish consumption.
New research from New Zealand Food Safety provides pregnant women with more options and certainty about what they can safely eat with updated tips to avoid foodborne illness.
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Also refer to the Resources page of Assured Audits NZ Ltd
Regulatory Websites for Food Businesses
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