The Australian Native Food Industry Limited (ANFIL) is the peak national body which represents all interests in the rapidly growing Australian native food industry. Learn more about 'bush tucker' and put Australian native foods on the menu.
Provides information about Codex food standards setting processes and access to information on industry specific and generic food processing standards. Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
CSIRO Food and Nutritional Sciences conducts food and nutrition research to support the health and wellbeing of the Australian community and the sustainability and viability of the Australian food industry. Includes links to CSIRO health and wellbeing products.
Gene technology provides the opportunity to improve human and animal health, create a safer and more sustainable food supply and generate prosperity for Australia.
Australian Quarantine & Inspection Service page giving access to information on Australian quarantine and inspection issues relating to the export of food and biological products.
The food regulation system is based upon a strengthening of the partnership between government, consumers and industry, increased Ministerial direction on policy and a continued close relationship between Australia and New Zealand in the development of joint food standards.
Food Standards Australia New Zealand is responsible for developing, varying and reviewing standards for food available in Australia and New Zealand and for a range of other functions including co-ordinating national food surveillance and recall systems, conducting research, assessing policies about imported food and developing codes of practice with industry. Formerly Australia New Zealand Food Authority (ANZFA).
The GMO Record contains information on all GMO dealings approved by, or notified to, the Gene Technology Regulator (the Regulator) or specified in an Emergency Dealing Determination. The purpose of the GMO Record is to provide the Australian public with ready access to information about GMOs and GM product dealings in Australia.
This blog lets you contribute to the online discussion about the future direction of Australia's food policy.
The Office of the Gene Technology Regulator (OGTR) is an Australian Government regulatory agency located within the Health and Aged Care portfolio. The OGTR was established by the Gene Technology Act 2000 to be responsible for a national scheme to regulate genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
OzFoodNet: enhancing foodborne disease surveillance across Australia since 2001. OzFoodNet is a collaborative network of epidemiologists and microbiologists conducting epidemiological research into foodborne diseases and improving existing surveillance mechanisms for foodborne disease.
This site includes the terms of reference, submissions, publications and reports, including the final report, Labelling Logic, and the Government response.