Pregnancy Warning Labels on Alcoholic Beverages

July 31, 2020 at 2:27 PM

The Australian and New Zealand governments advise women not to consume alcohol during pregnancy.

On 17 July 2020, Minister's responsible for food regulation (the Forum) accepted a proposed draft standard for pregnancy warning labels. In making its decision, the Forum confirmed its ongoing commitment to mandatory pregnancy warning labels on alcohol to ensure women are appropriately informed about the advice to not consume alcohol while pregnant. See the Forum communique here.

On 31 July 2020, the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code was amended to include new requirements for pregnancy warning labels on packaged alcoholic beverages.

Information for industry including downloadable labels are available.

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