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AU/NZ: FSANZ reminds importers about mandatory allergen labelling requirements

Food Standards Australia New Zealand: Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) today reminded all businesses, including importers, about the need to meet mandatory allergen labelling requirements.

FSANZ Chief Executive Officer Steve McCutcheon said there has been a number of coconut product recalls due to a lack of mandatory allergen (milk and milk products) labelling.

“Allergens can be deadly and this is why the Code contains mandatory labelling requirements for nine allergens to ensure consumers have access to this vital information,” Mr McCutcheon said.

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