A line-up of expert speakers will address the FoodLegal Symposium
‘Health Claim Hazards: Navigating the Regulatory Minefield’
The half-day Symposium will address the restrictions on health claims under the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code and the risks and opportunities.
The speakers will cover a range of issues about innovative foods and food claims, and food marketing concerns with the Code, the Competition and Consumer Act and other relevant laws that impact on branding foods with innovative claims.
Mr Dean Stockwell General Manager, Food Standards Australia New Zealand
TOPIC: Moving towards a workable Health Claims standard: Facing the challenges
Dr Geoffrey Annison Acting Chief Executive Officer ,Australian Food and Grocery Council
TOPIC: Health Claims: Governments facing new realities
Mr Peter Day Executive Director of Compliance Investigation and Enforcement division,
New South Wales Food Authority
TOPIC: Enforcement and regulatory approaches in relation to Health Claims
Mr Joe Lederman Managing Principal, Foodlegal
TOPIC: Marketing healthier foods and better brands: Opportunities and reducing risks
Mr Jonathon Kite Senior Food Scientist and Risk Manager,
Food Standards Australia New Zealand
TOPIC: Challenges in regulation of new foods and food substances
Ms Carole Inkster NZ Regulatory Consultant (Former Director of Policy of N.Z.F.S.A)
TOPIC: Something Special from New Zealand – the Supplemented Food Standard
Dr Lynne Cobiac Director CSIRO Preventative Health Flagship
TOPIC: Food Claims of the Future, for preventative health.