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Ingredient Labelling of Foods

(Last updated December 2013)

Ingredient Labelling of Foods (pdf 275 kb) | (word 795 kb)

The purpose of this User Guide is to provide an overview for food businesses and other users on Standard 1.2.4 – Labelling of Ingredients and the ingredient labelling requirements for foods.  This includes when ingredient labelling is required and the way in which it must be presented. The Guide also sets out specific Code requirements for labelling and naming ingredients and compound ingredients.

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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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