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RFA Regulatory Affairs - Consultants for Complementary Medicines, OTC medicines, cosmetics, personal care products and foods

RFA – Reliable Friendly Advice

Our experienced and efficient team of consultants offer a complete range of services for clients wishing to put their products onto the Australian market. We provide first class regulatory and technical advice to suppliers of personal care products. This includes products classified as complementary medicines (or dietary supplements), OTC medicines, cosmetics and foods.

We can review your existing formulations, and advise on compliance of the product and its regulatory status in Australia. When an application is required to a Government agency for product approvals, or when quarantine import permits are required, then we can help you with this as well.

For complementary and OTC medicines, we will search for suitable evidence to support your product's claims and this determines what you can say on your promotional material, including websites, labelling and packaging, and in media advertising.

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TGA safety Advisory - Zi Xiu Tang Pollen capsule March 24 Zi Xiu Tang Pollen Capsule poses a serious risk to your health and should not be taken. The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has tested Zi Xiu Tang Pollen Capsule and found that it contains the undeclared prescription…
TGA works towards streamlining and improving therapeutic goods legislation March 24 The amendments make a number of minor but important changes that streamline and improve the operation of the regulatory scheme for industry, consumers, health professionals and the TGA. These changes ensure greater consistency in…
Business Opportunities and Announcements   Finished product suppliers in USA are looking for distributors for their products. If you are a distributor and want to add to your product range then please contact us at RFA so that we can put you in touch with these suppliers.       While…
TGA releases guidelines on the evidence required to support indications for listed complementary medicines March 25 “The Evidence guidelines: Guidelines on the evidence required to support indications for listed complementary medicines specify the type of evidence required to support indications made for listed medicines (excluding sunscreens…
TGA issues Application for advertising approval form March 12 This form has been prepared to assist in the process of applying for the approval of advertisements in "specified media" to which Division 2 of Part 2 of the Therapeutic Goods Regulations applies. Section 3 of the Therapeutic…
TGA announces upgraded over-the-counter medicines online application system March 7 From 9th April 2014, over-the-counter medicines applications will be submitted through an upgrade to the OTC medicines online application system. Applications will be easier to submit and process and industry will benefit from this…
New Zealand updates Natural Health Products Bill 2011 March The aim of this Bill is to establish “a system for the regulation of low-risk natural health products in New Zealand”. The Bill defines the “natural health product” as, unless the context otherwise requires, a product that is…
INSIDER report: Vegetarian Softgels: Clean Labels, Stable Manufacturing March “Recent modifications to plant-based gels have made vegetarian capsules a viable option with attractive manufacturing benefits and label claims”. Download the free digital story here: http://tinyurl.com/lzc7s6w
Food Standards Australia & New Zealand (FSANZ) – Notification February 21 Health Claims for Sports Foods & Electrolyte Drinks: to permit sports foods to carry health claims about physical performance and sport-related beneficial physiological effects and to enable electrolyte drinks to make…
FSANZ issues update on Food Labelling Review February 2014 In 2009, Australian and New Zealand food regulation ministers agreed to a comprehensive independent review of food labelling law and policy. In December 2011, the Legislative and Governance Forum on Food Regulation agreed on a…
TGA Issues Compositional guideline: Calcium L-threonate February 27 Details of the ingredient Calcium L-threonate (AAN), can be read here: http://tinyurl.com/merk342
TGA issues interim decisions on various new chemicals, including Zinc Lactate February 27 On 13 September 2013, NICNAS under the New Chemicals Assessment scheme has requested that the delegate consider a proposal to include the preparations containing more than 2.5 per cent zinc lactate in Schedule 6 with strong…
TGA Notice – “Electronically-only (eCTD) submissions milestone reached” February 26 The TGA has signed an agreement to use the docuBridge software solution to receive, review and process electronic applications for the entry of prescription medicines and other therapeutic products on to the Australian Register…
TGA Safety Advisories - African Superman tablets; African Superman tablets pose a serious risk to your health and should not be taken. The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has tested African Superman tablets and found that they contain the undeclared prescription substance sildenafil.…
Help celebrate HerbDay 2014 on Saturday, May 3 HerbDay CoalitionHerbDay coalitionThe Ninth Annual International HerbDay will be held Saturday, May 3, to honour the many ways herbs enhance lives.
Everyone is invited to participate in HerbDay 2014. Show your support by hosting, sponsoring, and/or…
TGA Safety Advisories – Collagen Slim capsules; &, Beautiful Thin Body capsules February 25 The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has tested these capsules and found that they both contain the undeclared prescription substance sibutramine - despite the product label claim that it is either 'All natural', or '100% herbal…
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner releases privacy guidelines February 21 The Commissioner has released guidelines to help business navigate the biggest change to privacy law in 25 years. The APP guidelines will be a key resource for entities covered by the Privacy Act in assessing their compliance with the…
The National Institute of Complementary Medicine details its plans for 2014 February 2014 "NICM will be seeking this year to strengthen and focus the national agenda for complementary medicine research. Working with the Australian Self Medication Industry and Complementary Medicines Australia, potentially with the…
Conferences and Events Life Sciences Queensland lists exciting fora for 2014. March Life Sciences Queensland Limited (LSQ) is an industry-led organisation, working closely with government, to provide leadership, promotion and growth opportunities for life sciences…
Business opportunity -Private investor wanted. 5th generation TCM practitioner already selling product into Vietnam and other South East Asian countries is looking for a business partner. If interested please contact Louis Droulers Louis@RFAregulatoryaffairs.com  
Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) notification circular “Health claims for sports foods and electrolyte drinks” February 21 P1030 - The purpose of this Proposal is to permit sports foods to carry health claims about physical performance and sport-related beneficial physiological effects and to enable electrolyte drinks to make self-substantiated…
TGA issues information for sponsors regarding marketing complementary medicines with soft gel capsules for children February 19 In response to a consumer query, the TGA has investigated potential safety issues with complementary medicines with soft gel capsule dosage forms in children. As part of this investigation, the TGA sought independent expert…
TGA Issues safety Advisory February 18 Lian Zhan Qi Tian capsules pose a serious risk to your health and should not be taken. The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has tested Lian Zhan Qi Tian capsules and found that they contain the undeclared prescription…
NSW Food Authority brings food safety forum to Bankstown March 5th, 2014 February 17 Food safety will be on the menu when Bankstown City Council hosts the next Retail and Food Service Industry Forum next month. NSW Food Authority CEO Polly Bennett said the forum is one of a series of regular consultation events…
The Australian Government has paid tribute to the work of a committee of eminent health experts. February 12 The Australian government is paying tribute to the work of a committee of eminent health experts that was originally established in the wake of the tragic thalidomide experience 50 years ago. Launching a commemorative booklet…
TGA orders retraction from Lifelixer Pty Ltd - Complaint No. 2012-03-026 February 6 Lifelixer Pty Ltd has been ordered to undertake a number of actions regarding internet advertisements for the product Lifelixer, including but not limited to withdrawing the advertisements and publishing a retraction on its…
Cancellations from the ARTG following review   February 6   Trans - B (Secretlife Biotech Corporation Pty Ltd) Premium Shark Cartilage (Australian Medicinal Foods Co) Cancelled under s30 (1C) of the Act. The sponsor failed to comply within the required timeframe with a notice under…
The International Alliance for Dietary / Food Supplement Associations (IADSA) issues new publication, ”Shelf-Life Recommendations for Supplements” January 2014 For the past decade IADSA has been a trusted source of information about regulatory and scientific developments in the world and the technical requirements of food supplement manufacture.       “As part of good manufacturing…
Quest for green sustains naturals market in Western Europe January 28 According to market researcher Frost & Sullivan, the natural and organic cosmetics market in Western Europe will rise to $800 million by 2017. Source:http://tinyurl.com/mbtbbae
PepsiCo rebrands 'Natural' products with 'Simply' January 25 PepsiCo has quietly gotten rid of the word "Natural" in some of its products and instead is going with "Simply." The company changed its "Simply Natural" line of Frito-Lay chips to simply be called "Simply," although the…
Prince Charles makes plea on alternative medicine January 19 The Prince of Wales calls for alternative medicine to be treated fairly and for regulation to govern its use. The Prince of Wales is pushing for an acceptance of complementary medicines and urging medical watchdogs to regulate…
DAFF reports “High compliance rates for imported foods” January 14 Results of tests applied to food imported to Australia show a consistently high rate of compliance with Australia's strict food standards. The Department of Agriculture's First Assistant Secretary of Border Compliance, Colin…
Natural Products Expo West 2014 Anaheim Convention Centre, California USA 6-9 March 2014. “Where doing business just comes naturally” This is the world’s largest trade show in the natural, organic and healthy products industry! RFA Regulatory Affairs will be present and represented by Robert Forbes (Managing director),…
NPNZ - Natural Products New Zealand Industry Summit 2014 The Rutherford, Nelson NZ 19-21 March 2014 “Join us for an inspiring conference in Nelson with great speakers who will set the scene and provide you with practical examples of how they achieved success and what you can do in your businesses to do the same. As always, the annual Summit is…
Food Ingredients China 2014 Trade Expo March 25 – 27, 2014 Shanghai Interested in all things food? Interested in the China market? Read all about it at http://www.chinafoodadditives.com/d_e.htm
Vitafoods Asia – The Nutraceutical Event for Asia 3 – 4 September, 2014 Hong Kong Be part of Asia’s only nutraceutical event and take your share of this thriving industry Details at:http://tinyurl.com/mdby4l4  
ACCORD - Cosmetic & Personal Care Conference, 22nd October, 2014 Sydney Accord Australasia Limited is the national industry association for the Australasian hygiene, cosmetic and specialty products industry. Accord's highly successful Cosmetic & Personal Care Conference will be on again in October 2014! 
The…
Another new member of the RFA team – Michelle Palmer, International Business Manager This year we have seen Petra Henniger commence as our new Regulatory Affairs Manager. We are now excited to announce that Michelle Palmer has commenced with us as RFA's International Business Manager. Michelle was Executive Director of Natural…
Japan product opportunity A Japanese based company is looking for new natural products that have potential for success in Japan. Contact Brent Winston by email at brent@naturalorchestra.com
Managing your contract manufacturers Complementary Medicines Group (CMG) manages contract manufacturing services for the complementary medicine, food and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals industries. Contact Craig Fallshaw craig@cmgrouponline.com.au or +61 2 9091 0264
Product label design Justin Heffernan, designer of RFA website and logos, specialises in packaging and website design. Contact Justin at just@justinheffernan.com and visit the site to view examples.
TGA discusses Sunscreens: information for consumers January 29 primary sunscreens - sunscreens used for protection from UV radiation that have a rated sun protection factor (SPF) of 4 or more secondary sunscreens - insect repellents with sunscreen with an SPF of 4 or more and moisturisers…
Australian regulatory guidelines for complementary medicines (ARGCM) consultations: Submissions received December 16 All submissions that were not marked as confidential are now available in PDF format. A total of 27 submissions were received, which included 22 non-confidential submissions; four partially confidential submissions and one…
"Antibacterial soaps are not more effective and may be dangerous", says FDA December 16 Read more from Fairfax press story here: http://tinyurl.com/na74qpd In Response to FDA's Proposed Rule on Antibacterial Soaps and Washes,  American Cleaning Institute and Personal Care Products Council issues the Following Statement
TGA sponsored workshop “Evidence supporting indications: Benefits for consumers and industry” January Presented by Kaylene Raynes, Dir. Listing Compliance Section, Office of Complementary Medicines at Department of Health Offices in Sydney on 11/12/13 Presentation summary: This presentation of evidence of traditional use for listed…
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is warning consumers to beware of weight loss shams when looking to fulfil a new year’s resolution. January 10 "Scammers are experts at preying upon people's vulnerabilities and try to take advantage of people's good intentions to improve their health in the New Year. Unfortunately if you fall for this scam, the only place you will feel lighter…
TGA seeks comments regarding (Euphausia superba oil) Krill oil January 10
The TGA is seeking comments from interested parties on a proposed revision of the draft compositional guideline for Euphausia superba oil.
Document released for consultation on 10 January 2014
Interested parties should respond by close of…
TGA – Safety Advisories Acai Berry Living-XS Diet capsules Erec-Bull tablets Super Hard tablets Apple's Quick-Impact Weight Loss capsules The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has tested Acai Berry Living-XS Diet capsules and Apple's Quick-Impact Weight Loss…
NSW Food Authority – Alert (Vodka Cruisers: product recall) December 13 Asahi Premium Beverages Pty Ltd is recalling all batches of its Sugar Free Pomegranate & Guava flavour of Vodka Cruisers sold at Dan Murphy's, Liquorland, First Choice Liquor, Vintage Cellars and other independent liquor stores in NSW…
Natural Products Expo West 2014 Anaheim, California USA 6-9 March 2014. “Where doing business just comes naturally” This is the world's largest trade show in the natural, organic and healthy products industry! RFA Regulatory Affairs will be present and represented by Robert Forbes (Managing director), Michelle Palmer (International business manager), and Louis…
Natural Products New Zealand Industry Summit 2014 The Rutherford, Nelson NZ 19-21 March 2014 "Join us for an inspiring conference in Nelson with great speakers who will set the scene and provide you with practical examples of how they achieved success and what you can do in your businesses to do the same. As always, the annual Summit is…
Announcing another new member of the RFA team – Michelle Palmer, International This year we have seen Petra Henniger commence as our new Regulatory Affairs Manager. We are now excited to announce that Michelle Palmer has commenced with us as RFA's International Business Manager. Michelle was Executive Director of Natural…
Business to business service opportunities RFA's newsletter Current Affairs is providing a new and free service to all our readers. If you have a business request, or any issue that might be of interest to our discerning readership, then please contact louis@rfaregulatoryaffairs.com  and…
Recent staff changes at RFA Regulatory Affairs: Our much loved and widely respected Regulatory Affairs Manager, Samantha King, stepped down from her role on Tuesday 3rd December. Sam has done a fantastic job managing the technical team and liaising with clients. However, ongoing health issues…
Therapeutic Goods Administration Complaints Resolution Panel (TGACRP) issues Highlighted Points From Recent Panel Determinations December 18 The Panel publishes excerpts of significant decisions. These excerpts are intended to aid advertisers and consumers in understanding the Code and other relevant regulatory requirements. Ultimately, decisions of the Panel are made on a…
TGA issues technical guidance on the interpretation of manufacturing standards for non-sterile medicines & complementary medicines December 17 The TGA, in consultation with industry, has published a number of guidance documents on how to interpret manufacturing standards. However it is important to note this statement that appears with each guidance document:  “This…
American Cleaning Institute and Personal Care Products Council Issues the Following Statement in Response to FDA’s proposed Rule on Antibacterial Soaps and Washes The American Cleaning Institute www.cleaninginstitute.organd the Personal Care Products Council www.personalcarecouncil.orgissued the following statement in response to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) proposed rule governing…
Debate flares regarding value of antibacterial soaps. December 17 Antibacterial soaps and washes are no more effective than regular soap and water and may even pose a threat to human health, the US drug regulator (FDA) has warned.The regulator is proposing a new rule that will force the makers of…
TGA response: Australian regulatory guidelines for complementary medicines (ARGCM) December 16 The interested parties have made their thoughts known regarding the proposed changes to ARGCM. All submissions that were not marked as confidential are now available in PDF format. A total of 27 submissions were received. These can be…
ACCC takes action against alleged laundry detergent cartel 12 December 2013 The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has filed civil proceedings, in the Sydney registry of the Federal Court of Australia, in relation to an alleged cartel that the ACCC alleges denied Australian consumers the…
Herbal Regulation in the United Kingdom: The Stop-Start Process December 12 As all those practicing herbal medicine in the United Kingdom will know,for the last 20 years the herbal profession has been negotiating with the UK government for a more secure legislative basis for herbal practice.
In 2000, the…
TGA Safety Advisory: LOVher capsules 11 December LOVher capsules pose a serious risk to your health and should not be taken. The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has tested LOVher capsules and found that they contain the undisclosed substance tadalafil (which is the active…
ACCC institutes proceedings against free range egg producers 10 December The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has filed separate proceedings in the Federal Court against egg producers in WA and NSW alleging that each of the producer’s use of “free range” was misleading. The ACCC alleges…
The TGA is seeking comments from interested parties on the 'Draft compositional guideline for alanylglutamine'. 6 December As part of the evaluation of 'alanylglutamine' as a new complementary medicine substance available for use as an active ingredient in listed medicines, the TGA has drafted a compositional guideline to describe, identify and set limits…
NSW Food Authority - product recall: Vodka Cruisers 3 December 2013 Asahi Premium Beverages Pty Ltd is recalling all batches of its Sugar Free Pomegranate & Guava flavour of Vodka Cruisers sold at Dan Murphy's, Liquorland, First Choice Liquor, Vintage Cellars and other independent liquor stores in…
TGA recall notice: Slimming Factor (also known as Easy Trim, Que She and Chinese Herbal Diet Pills) December 2 These products have been marketed as herbal weight-loss supplements. The products have been distributed via the Melanotan 2 Facebook page Testing by the Therapeutic Goods Administration has found that these products contain medicines…
American Botanical Council Publishes 100th Issue of HerbalGram November 29 The 100th issue of the acclaimed magazine HerbalGram hits mailboxes and select retailers around the world this month, and debuts online. Thirty years in the making, the magazine has grown in tandem with the herbal community and the
TGA invites feedback on DHA/EPA rich Schizochytrium algal oil, & calcium L-threonate. 22 November The TGA is seeking comments from interested parties. As part of the evaluation of both 'DHA/EPA rich Schizochytrium algal oil' and, ‘calcium L-threonate' as new complementary medicine substances, available for use as active…
Cancellations from the ARTG following compliance review of Complementary medicines: 22 November There were two cancellations in November: Aust L # 197703 “Ethical Nutrients Hi-Strength Q10 Absorb 6X 150 MG” (Health World Ltd) Aust L # 197860 “Ethical Nutrients Hi-Strength Q10 Absorb 6X 100MG” (Health World Ltd) The TGA…
Berocca Performance - Bayer Australia Limited - Complaint No. 2010-10-017: Update 21 November Update following compliance with decision: Bayer Australia Limited has advised the TGA that they have complied with and will continue to comply with the regulation 48 decision made by the delegate of the Minister for Health on 15 July…
American Botanical Council (ABC) refutesUSA TODAY Letter to Editor on Herbal Supplements Opinion Piece 21 November ABC Founder and Executive Director, Mark Blumenthal sent the following letter to USA TODAY in response to an opinion column written by Kevin Pho, MD, and published online Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013. The piece, titled "Avoid Herbal…
CHINA - Change in “Health Food” Regulations 18 November Those of you exporting tablets and capsules to China under the “health food” category should be aware by now of the sudden change in regulations due to come in on 1 January 2014.    Our understanding is that from that date onwards…
Lessons for all in Fonterra debacle 17 November Fonterra's botulism scare has damaged New Zealand's reputation as a quality producer of dairy products, but for companies of all kinds the dairy giant's false alarm could prove salutary. Read the whole Fairfax-NZ story here:
ANZTPA Harmonisation: Establishing a common regulatory framework 13 November. The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) and Medsafe have successfully completed a series of Business-2-Business projects that deliver improved access to information about therapeutic products in Australia and New Zealand, as well…
The National Institute of Complementary Medicine (NICM) director welcomes new Federal Government November “As the new Federal Government comes into office, NICM continues to lobby for a stronger commitment to the complementary medicine sector. Prime Minister Tony Abbott launched NICM in his role as Health Minister in the Howard Government…
FSANZ issues guidance on establishing food-health relationships for general level health claims November This guidance document is provided to assist food businesses wishing to establish a relationship between a food or property of food and a health effect (food-health relationship) by a process of systematic review for the purpose of making…
Alert — US investigation into dietary supplements 23 October. Australia only Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) today alerted consumers to a United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigation into dietary supplements labelled OxyELITE Pro. FSANZ Chief Executive Officer…
Complementary medicines: Cancellations from the ARTG following compliance review 2 October 2013 Two recent Listed medicines have been removed from ARTG: Total Care (AusBioMed) #L177226 GanoMax (Koda International Pty Ltd) #L74449 To read full list of cancellations from 1 July 2012 go to: http://tinyurl.com/pocr8wo
America’s Largest Professional Society of Medicinal Plant Research Experts Endorses Botanical Adulteration Education Program 3 October 2013 The American Society of Pharmacognosy (ASP) has announced its endorsement of the ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Program. This is an educational program designed to increase the herb, dietary supplements, and natural products…
Book Review: Chromatographic Fingerprint Analysis of Herbal Medicines Chromatographic Fingerprint Analysis of Herbal Medicines: Thin-Layer and High Performance Liquid Chromatography of Chinese Drugs, 2nd edition, revised and enlarged by Hildebert Wagner, Rudolf Bauer, Dieter Melchart, Pei-Gen Xiao, and Anton…
2nd International Congress on Naturopathic Medicine - 2014 October 2013 ICNM 2014 is a rare opportunity to learn directly from the opinion leaders that are shaping the future of Natural Medicine practice.Following the success of ICNM 2013, The 2nd International Congress on Naturopathic Medicine (ICNM…
September 2013 Newsletter current affairs Issue 121 September 2013 Published by Robert Forbes & Associates Pty Ltd. www.robert-forbes.com Your one stop shop for regulatory advice for your complementary medicines, foods and…
Genetically Modified Corn 11 January 2012 - FSANZ has received an application for approval for food derived from corn line 5307, which has been genetically modified for protection against insect pests.
New Processing Aids for Foods (5 December 2011) FSANZ has approved the enzyme Endoprotease (EC 3.4.21.26) as a processing aid and comment is sought on proposals to allow the enzyme amylomaltase (from genetically modified microorganisms) as a processing aid and dibromo-dimethylhydantoin as a…
23rd Australian Total Diet Survey Published (5 December 2011) More than 1500 samples of 92 foods commonly used in Australia were analysed for the presence of agricultural and veterinary contaminants, some mycotoxins and nutrients. Conclusion is that the safety of Australian food supply has been confirmed.…
New Standard for Production and Processing of Seed Sprouts (22 November 2011) FSNAZ has drafted a new standard for primary production and processing of seed sprouts. This is to address the problem of food-borne illnesses from ingestion of contaminated sprouts, which cost Australia approximately $2.1 million in 2005 - 2006.…
Apricot Kernels Recalled (22 November 2011) FSANZ has ordered a recall of 1 kg bags of apricot kernels supplied by ChiTree. These kernels contain a high level of hydrocyanic acid which is potentially toxic when consumed in large doses. The product will be re-labelled and will include…
Comments invited on proposal to allow food derived from genetically modified soybeans (26 October 2011). The deadline for comments on food derived from herbicide-tolerant soybean line MON87708 is November 19th. (Source: www.foodstandards.gov.au)
Food derived from genetically modified corn approved (26 October 2011). FSANZ has approved foods derived from herbicide-tolerant corn line DAS-40278-9. The food labelling will need to include the GM statement. (Source: www.foodstandards.gov.au)
Minimum alcohol content for wine dropped from 8% to 4.5% (26 October 2011). Food Standards Australia New Zealand has amended the Australia only Standard 4.5.1 (wine production requirements) so that the minimum alcohol content for wine and sparkling wine produced in Australia has been lowered from 8% to 4.5%. The…
Food authority warns against taking performance enhancing coffee products that may contain undeclared drugs (19 July 2011). Two instant coffee products —‘Sexpresso’ and ‘Rock Hard’ — have been found to contain analogues of sildenafil (Viagra) not declared on the label. It is illegal to add prescription medicines to foods. These products have been sold on…
Comments invited on proposed warning statements on cough and cold medications 9 February 2012 - The TGA invites comment on proposed warning statements on cough and cold preparations containing certain types of antihistamines, antitussives, mucolytics/expectorants, and decongestants. The proposed label warning is that the…
Nutrient Reference Values being revised (6 June 2011) In 2006, the Nutrient Reference Values replaced the 1991 Recommended Dietary Intakes for Use in Australia (RDIs). The FSANZ website states that NRVs "indicate the daily amount of nutrients required for good health, as well as a safe intake of…
Joint Australian and New Zealand therapeutics regulator to be phased in over 5 years 8 February 2012 - Health ministers from Australia and New Zealand have agreed on the framework for a joint therapeutic products regulator which will replace Australia’s TGA and New Zealand’s Medsafe, enabling a single approval process for…
Review of Sports Food Products (25 May 2011) Closing date for submissions to the discussion paper on the Review of SportsFood Products is Friday 27 May 2011. To view the discussion paper and to find out how to send a submission refer to www.foodstandards.gov.au.
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