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Author Australia. Food Regulation Review Committee

Title Food : a growth industry : report of the food regulation review / Food Regulation Review Committee
Published Canberra : Commonwealth of Australia, 1998


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Description xxvii, 185 pages ; 25 cm
Contents Foreword -- Executive summary - Objectives and scope -- Importance of the agrifood industry in Australia -- food regulation in context -- Current regulatory arrangement and reforms -- Benefits and costs of food regulation -- Summary of major issues identified - Summary of review findings- - An integrated and coordinated food regulatory system -- improved compliance and enforcement -- Better legislation and national decision making -- Integrated monitoring and surveillance -- More effective communication -- Resourcing arrangements -- Review of ANZFA (Australia New Zealand Food Authority) Act against National Competition Principles -- Appendices -- A. Terms of reference -- B. Organisations and individuals consulted -- C. Matrix of participants -- D. Summary of comments on draft report -- E. Current regulatory arrangements -- F. Monitoring and surveillance
Summary The Review investigated all food regulatory matters, focusing on regulations administered by agricultural and health agencies and involving the three spheres of government. It encompassed all types of government regulation making, compliance and enforcement activities in relation to imported food and food produced for export and domestic consumption. It was also required to cover the whole of the food industry, including primary production, processing and retail
Analysis Competition
Cost benefit analysis
Federal issue
Food inspection
Food processing industry
Government agencies
Government regulation
Legislative harmonisation
Notification and reporting
State issue
Notes "August 1998"
Chair: W.H. (Bill) Blair
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-185)
Notes Commonwealth of Australia 1998
Subject Agricultural industries -- Australia.
Food industry and trade -- Standards -- Australia.
Food industry and trade -- Australia -- Quality control.
Food industry and trade -- Australia -- Databases.
Food industry and trade -- Australia.
Food law and legislation -- Australia.
Food supply -- Australia.
Meat industry and trade -- Australia -- Quality control.
Meat industry and trade -- Australia.
Produce trade -- Australia.
Trade Practices
Economic Competition.
Food Handling.
Food-Processing Industry.
Reference Standards.
Genre/Form Legislation.
Author Blair, W.H
Australia New Zealand Food Authority.
ISBN 064234518X
Other Titles Blair Report, August 1998