The Australian Farmers’ Markets Association (AFMA) has developed a COUNTRY OF ORIGIN LABELLING FACT SHEET to assist stakeholders in the farmers’ market sector understand the new food labelling standards. These standards become mandatory in July 2018.
All market stallholders, managers, and market committees are advised to carefully investigate how the new food label provisions affect their business.
The FACT SHEET is intended to provide an introduction to the new standards – but AFMA accepts no liability in relation to the information provided, its interpretation or compliance. Food producers are requested to consult the various government agencies (links provided) for additional clarity or information regarding the new food labels.
DOWNLOAD FACT SHEET HERE: