Marketing Claims Under Scrutiny at Upcoming Colmar Brunton Event

Market research agency Colmar Brunton has announced a Melbourne seminar on how to make substantive marketing claims. To be held on the morning of Wednesday 15 November 2017, the ‘How to make claims stick’ seminar will include presentations by FoodLegal Principal, Charles Fisher and National FMCG Director, Dr Denise Hamblin. Charles will discussing how to substantiate marketing claims in Australia from a legal perspective. He will be sharing with us the risks and how to avoid consumer misinterpretation as well as insights into making sure the market wants what we’re claiming before we embark on NPD.    Source: Australian Food News Marketing seminar

 

Quote for the month:

“At first they will ask why you are doing it. Then they will ask how you did it”    Anon

 

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RFA Training Courses for Listed Medicines, Foods, Cosmetics – Now Available

Are you new to the Australian market? Are you unsure about how to comply with recent changes to TGA regulations such as the new TGA Order 92? Do you have a new member of your regulatory or marketing team and would like them to be trained on food classifications and labelling in Australia? Do you want to supply cosmetics but aren’t quite sure what the label is required to look like? RFA Regulatory Affairs offers Skype training so that you can train at home or from your office at a time that suits, or you and your team can come to our office in Glebe for a group-training session. Our courses cover complementary medicines, cosmetics and food products and a range of topics from labelling to GMP requirements.

All courses are presented in a modular format of either two or three hour’s duration.

Training resources are provided and certificates are presented to each participant at the successful conclusion of each module.

You can find more information at RFA Training Courses or email us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to discuss your requirements.

 

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RFA Breaking News

Complementary Medicines (“Dietary supplements”):

  Therapeutic Goods (Permissible Ingredients) Determination No. 2 of 2018 – Update The Therapeutic Goods (Permissible Ingredients) Determination No. 2 of 2018 was registered on the Federal Register of Legislation…

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Foods:

  Lupin Allergen Declaration Now Mandatory Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) is reminding food businesses that mandatory allergen labelling requirements for lupin began on 26 May 2018. FSANZ CEO…

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Cosmetics (& Household cleaning products):

  Microbeads Now Banned in New Zealand: Is Your Product Affected? Microbeads are tiny plastic particles, including plastic-based glitter, that are added to products to increase their cleaning or scrubbing…

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Marketing News:

  5 New Rules for Direct Selling Success It used to be that choosing how you wanted to sell your products using a direct selling method was a fairly simple…

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Complementary Medicines (“Dietary supplements”):

  TGA Releases Updated Australian Regulatory Guidelines For Complementary Medicines (ARGCM) The Australian Regulatory Guidelines for Complementary Medicines (ARGCM) provide information for manufacturers, sponsors, healthcare professionals and the general public…

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Foods:

  Failing Food Report This report details food that was found to fail under the Imported Food Inspection Scheme. The noncompliant food was not distributed for sale in Australia. It…

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