FGC - New Zealand Food and Grocery Council
Anti-GM paper's retraction 'major blow to opponents'
The retraction of the widely criticised anti-GM research paper known as 'the Seralini paper' is a major blow to opponents and a huge step in undoing the damage it has done to consumer confidence in GM technology, says CEO Katherine Rich.Read More >
Does 'food addiction' explain the obesity crisis?
Efforts to tackle obesity are better placed around promoting solutions on what we know to be true, such as good nutrition and exercise, rather than focusing on the development of the new theory of 'food addiction', says Katherine Rich.Read More >
FSANZ to look at energy content on alcohol labels
Food Standards Australia New Zealand has been asked to work on a report on the costs and benefits of labelling alcohol with energy content/kilojoules, although no timetable has been set.Find Out More >
MPI reviews cost-recovery regimes
MPI is reviewing all cost-recovery regimes under Acts it administers, and intends issuing a consultation paper in the middle of next year, followed by analysis and determinations for application from the middle of 2015.Find Out More >