Regulation & Safety

Fonterra reduced the total quantity of coal it uses by 10% when it converted its Te Awamutu site to burn wood pellets. Pic: Fonterra

Fonterra cools on coal

By Jim Cornall

Fonterra said it has been working on its transition to renewable energy and said it can, and will, get out of coal, with a couple of practical constraints, although it admitted New Zealand’s Climate Change Commission's pathway to ending coal use...

The EPPA said a multi-use system generated 2.7 times higher carbon emissions than a single-use system and used 3.6 times the amount of freshwater.  Pic: Getty Images/igoriss

New EPPA president to focus on evidence-based regulation

By Jim Cornall

Eric Le Lay, president of Finnish-headquartered Huhtamaki’s Fiber Foodservice Europe-Asia-Oceania business, has been appointed president of the European Paper Packaging Alliance (EPPA) as of March 24, 2021.

Dairy Dialog 124: Consider Bardwell Farm, Mettler-Toledo, RMIT

Dairy Dialog podcast 124: Consider Bardwell Farm, Mettler-Toledo, RMIT

By Jim Cornall

This week, we have conversations with Consider Bardwell Farm co-owner, Angela Miller; Rob Rogers, senior advisor food safety & regulation, Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection Division; and Dr Chris Pillidge, lecturer in food technology at RMIT University...

Pic: Getty Images/kitthanes

ACCC to looks to tighten infant formula ad 'loophole'

By Jim Cornall

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is proposing to re-authorize a long-standing agreement by manufacturers to not promote infant formula, in order to protect rates of breastfeeding.

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