Country of origin labelling

Country of origin a source of confusion

Consumers don't fare well when it comes to deciphering food origin labels.

19 Feb 2014 | A CHOICE survey shows shoppers' understanding of country-of-origin claims is poor.

Country of origin

Country-of-origin labelling win

CHOICE backs ground-breaking country-of-origin labelling bill.

16 May 2013 | CHOICE has welcomed a new bill introduced by Greens leader Christine Milne which could end the confusion around country-of-origin food labelling claims.


Origin labelling extended to meat

Ministers agree to close country-of-origin labelling loophole.

11 Dec 2012 | Ministers back the food regulator in extending mandatory origin labelling to meat products.


New CHOICE food-origin-labelling survey

Consumers want to be able to support Australian farmers and manufacturing jobs.

5 Nov 2012 | A new CHOICE member survey shows country of origin labelling continues to be vital for consumers who want know where food is manufactured, as well as where it’s grown.

senate committee report on food processing

Calls for better country of origin labelling

A senate committee report recommends country of origin labelling reform.

20 Aug 2012 | A senate inquiry has found that Australia's country of origin labelling is in need of an overhaul.


Greens plan to reform food origin labelling

Australian Greens propose sweeping changes to country of origin labelling rules for food products.

8 Aug 2012 | The Australian Greens have proposed a major shake-up of country of origin food labelling.

Organic meat

Country of origin win for meat eaters

Food regulator to close country of origin labeling loophole for unpackaged meat.

4 May 2012 | Food Standards Australia New Zealand has announced that it will require declaration of the country of origin of unpackaged beef, sheep and chicken meat.


Country of origin labelling

Time to reform country-of-origin labelling

24 Jan 2012 | CHOICE wants Australian governments to improve country-of-origin labelling on food for retail sale.


Country of origin labelling

The jargon surrounding country of origin confuses consumers.

10 May 2011 | Our survey revealed Australian consumers are passionate about buying Aussie products, but do they understand claims about the origin of the food they are purchasing?


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