Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has been given a grant to create an international food safety forum.

The almost AU $500,000 (U.S. $363,000) award was announced by the Australian Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment.

FSANZ hopes it will initially include Australia, China, the Republic of Korea, Japan
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Stricter labeling rules on certain food products in Scotland will apply beginning later this year.

The legislation requires businesses to include the product name and a full ingredients list, including allergen information, on foods classified as pre-packed for direct sale (PPDS). Current rules allow allergen information to be provided by
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