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Overview of food labelling

Guide to Standard 1.2.1 - Labelling and Other Information Requirements

Overview and Application of Food Labelling and Information Requirements (pdf 402 kb) | (word 997 kb)

This guide provides background information on the general labelling requirements in the Code. The information in this guide applies both to food for retail sale and to food for catering purposes.

This guide should be used in conjunction with other user guides developed for the labelling standards. These are the user guides on:

Food standards advice

FSANZ does not provide advice on compliance with the Code. You may wish to engage a lawyer or consultant for compliance advice. The Code is enforced by state and territory and New Zealand agencies and the Department of Agriculture for imported food. To contact us via email about what is in the Food Standards Code use our contact us form


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