July 31, 2020

Evaluating country of origin labelling for food

This release was produced by the Australian Government Business Department on 31 July 2020.

Have your say on the discussion paper.

We’re evaluating country origin labelling for food and seeking your input to know how effective the new labels have been.

The review aims to:

-improve consumer access to origin information for food
-clarify what origin claims businesses can make
-do this without imposing excessive costs on businesses

Throughout the evaluation process, there will be a range of consultations, including:

-a discussion paper
-online surveys
-consumer focus groups
-interviews business and government

The review is expected to be completed in June 2021.

Have your say

The discussion paper is the first opportunity to provide input.

Read the discussion paper and have your say via the Consultation hub.

Submissions close on 11 September 2020.


To see the full release, visit: Evaluating country of origin labelling for food

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