Fully Accredited Program Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code, Safety Regulations and Labelling Laws

The Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code is intricate and complex, with over 20 chapters and thousands of pages detailing strict requirements for food manufacturing, processing, packaging, labeling and more. However, navigating this regulatory minefield is becoming more important, as over 6000 enforcement actions have been taken against businesses in 2021-22 alone for non-compliance.

This certified training program will provide you with comprehensive knowledge and practical insights into achieving full compliance for your food products. In this program, you will gain a deep understanding of the legal requirements and recent changes in food regulations across both countries. You will discover best practices in food safety, learn how to develop compliant labels, and master the required steps for testing and traceability. Specifically, you will learn how to comply with composition standards, production and processing criteria, chemical and microbiological limits, as well as labeling and information mandates. You will also gain insights into the complexities of food export and how to tailor your compliance practices to meet Australian and New Zealand’s higher product standards.

With a focus on developing expertise, we will explore critical compliance areas such as HACCP implementation, nutritional panels, allergen declarations, date coding, and claims substantiation. You will be able to accurately interpret regulations and develop systems for ongoing compliance management.

By attaining deep knowledge in this complex regulatory environment, you will be equipped with the tools to avoid costly compliance failures, product recalls and enforcement actions. This certified training will build your capability to manufacture genuinely compliant products that can expand into these lucrative markets. Upon successful completion of the program, you will attain the Certification in ANZ Food Safety and Regulatory Compliance. This distinguished certification will enhance your professional qualifications, showcasing your expertise in compliance with food standards code and labelling laws. Globally demanded and recognized, the certification holds lifelong validity and will underscore your expertise and amplify your professional credentials in the vital area of food regulatory compliance.

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This program will entitle you:

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  • Experience 2 days of instructor-led live program and in-depth learning on ANZ food safety legislation framework, risk management and compliance strategies.
  • Attain the industry-recognized Certification in ANZ Food Safety and Regulatory Compliance. This certification will offer a testament to your expertise in handling food safety risks and your proficiency in understanding and following labelling laws and regulations in Australia and New Zealand.
  • Gain insights from impactful case studies and best practices to effectively manage legal obligations, protect against food hazards, and implement risk and quality control strategies.
  • For inquiries, chat with our Program Advisers at [email protected] or call us at
    • Singapore and Asia Pacific: +65 6716 9980
    • Australia and New Zealand: +61 3 9909 7310
    • UK, Europe and Middle East: +44 (020) 335 57898
    • USA: +1 888 745 8875



This program is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications, which maintains the governing standards for all professionals who have completed this program.

The content of this program has been fully certified and accredited by CPD Certification Service as conforming to Continuing Professional Principles. CPD is the leading independent CPD accreditation institution operating across industry sectors to complement the Continuing Professional Development policies of professional institutes and academic bodies. The CPD Certification Service provides support, advice and recognized independent CPD accreditation compatible with global CPD principles.

What Can You Expect From This Live Program

Did you know that Australia and New Zealand’s food standards code and regulatory compliance is one of the most complex in the world? With over 20 chapters and thousands of pages of detailed technical requirements covering composition, production, processing, labeling and more, these regulatory compliances make it complex for businesses to understand and implement fully. In addition, the code is frequently updated, with over 50 changes made annually.

This certified program is designed to simplify and empower you with an in-depth understanding of food safety management, enabling you to effectively navigate the intricate legal and ethical terrains associated with food standards and labeling. You will learn about vital food legislation, including the HACCP Section 3.2.3 and Codex 2023 update, primary production standards code, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and other crucial legislations that govern critical aspects of food safety provision. This program will also provide you with a comprehensive overview of various risk management strategies, thereby equipping attendees with a nuanced understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) to ensure regulatory compliance.

Additionally, you will gain insights of the food recall protocols in Australia and New Zealand, as well as the governing regulations for food service providers in these jurisdictions. The program also emphasizes the significance of traceability, outlining its key components and inherent advantages in food safety. Moreover, you will gain proficiency in food composition, additives, spoilage, and microbial analysis to avoid contamination which can be immediately applied in your practice. Finally, you will be well versed with regulatory and statutory frameworks for ethical food production and labelling, safe handling techniques, and the principles guiding advertising compliance. By the end of the program, you will acquire the expertise needed to navigate the complex legal and ethical landscape of food safety and labelling in Australia and New Zealand.

Upon successfully completing the program, you will receive the highly respected Certification in ANZ Food Safety and Regulatory Compliance, enhancing your professional credentials and amplifying your expertise in the vital area of food regulatory compliance. This industry-recognized certification offers lifelong validity and distinguishes you as an expert in ensuring highest quality and safety standards in food service management.

Key Skills You Will Gain

  • Food Standards Code
  • Food Safety Regulations
  • Food Labelling Laws
  • Food Safety Hazards
  • Hazard Analysis
  • Critical Control Points (CCPs)
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Food Labelling Expertise
  • Quality Assurance
  • Food Composition Standards
  • Additive Handling
  • Allergen Management
  • Food Safety Auditing
  • Food Fraud & Product Claims
  • Risk Assessment
  • Microbial Analysis
  • Food Recall Management
  • Food Inspection
  • HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points)
  • Country of Origin Labelling (CoOL)
  • Foodborne Hazards
  • Nutrition and Health Claims
  • Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Good Agricultural Practices
  • Food Safety Traceability
  • Food Contaminants and Residues
  • Food Hygiene and Sanitation
  • Food Safety and Quality Assurance
  • Ethical Labelling Techniques

Your Faculty Director

Clare Winkel
Clare Winkel
Award Winning Food Safety & Compliance Expert

With over 30 years of experience in the food industry, Clare Winkel is a globally recognized food safety expert. She has held positions in government, research, consulting, and international food safety auditing across Australia and 14 other countries. Clare was instrumental in aligning seaweed food safety standards with FSANZ and 3rd party HACCP as part of an AgriFutures Australia project. She also helped develop audit criteria for the Australian poultry, egg, and seafood industries.

A BRCGS Approved Trainer since 2023, Clare was nominated for SQF Auditor of the Year in 2014 and received the International Association of Fish Inspectors award in 2013. In 2003, the Queensland Government highly commended Clare for her exceptional work training indigenous seafood processors. Her diverse expertise spans GFSI, retail, and fast-food safety guidelines. With her deep knowledge and passion for food safety, Clare is a recognized leader in improving global food quality and safety standards.

Lata Masih
Lata Masih
Highly-Established Food Auditor, Food Consultant & Trainer

Lata Masih is a distinguished Lead Food Safety Auditor and Certified Trainer with an expansive 25-year career specializing in a broad range of auditing standards such as GFSI, ISO, and Freshcare, among others. Her profound knowledge extends beyond auditing to include quality management, research and development, innovation, and regulatory compliance within the food industry. Notably, she has conducted audits for multinational food conglomerates across a variety of categories, including Dairy, Bakery, Ready-to-Eat, and Egg Processing.

Lata has successfully executed second-party audits for leading brands like YUM and Domino's. In addition to her auditing responsibilities, Lata serves in pivotal roles as a Qualifying Reviewer and Witness Auditor. These roles exemplify her unwavering commitment to upholding the highest standards of food safety and quality.

Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code, Safety Regulations and Labelling Laws Program Agenda

Module 1 - Overview Of Food Standards Code Australia New Zealand (FSANZ)
Module 2 - HACCP Program
Module 3 - Primary Production Standards
Module 4 - Food Composition And Additives
Module 5 - Food Microbiology
Module 6 - Labelling Requirements
Module 7 - Recalls For Australia And New Zealand
Module 8 - Traceability
Module 9 - Contaminants And Residues
Module 10 - Compliance In Advertising

How You Will Benefit

  • Acquire comprehensive understanding of the Food Standards Code Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) to ensure safety and compliance throughout food production and distribution.
  • Implement and maintain a HACCP program, identifying Food Safety Hazards and setting up critical control points (CCPs) to ensure quality and safety throughout your food production process.
  • Understand and adhere to the primary production standards, including mandatory requirements and good agricultural practices, to ensure the initial quality and safety of raw materials used in food production.
  • Navigate the complexities of food composition and additives to meet both technological needs and regulatory requirements.
  • Integrate food microbiology principles into quality control measures, including microbial analysis, to prevent food spoilage and comply with food safety regulations.
  • Master the legal requirements related to food labeling in line with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and the National Measurement Institute (NMI).
  • Develop & execute effective food recall procedures system compliant with FSANZ protocol, including assessing and refining your company's existing recall procedure and contingency plan.
  • Implement robust traceability to enhance food safety, facilitate effective recall management, and improve supply chain visibility for regulatory compliance and data-driven decision-making.
  • Manage and mitigate risks related to contaminants and residues in food products by understanding their diverse sources, health risks, and regulatory limits, and employing good agricultural practices for prevention.
  • Ensure compliance in advertising by adhering to industry standards for truthfulness, accuracy, and ethical considerations, while simultaneously building long-term brand value through consistency and transparency.

Certification in ANZ Food Safety and Regulatory Compliance

Upon successfully attending this program, you will be awarded with the Certification in ANZ Food Safety and Regulatory Compliance that can be used in your resume, CV and other professional credentials. This certification is industry-recognized with lifelong validity.

Globally demanded and recognized, this certification will amplify your professional qualifications and demonstrate your expertise in navigating the intricacies involved in ANZ’s food safety management and labelling laws. Developed by Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications, the content of this program has been independently accredited by CPD Certification Service as adhering to the highest standards of continuing professional principles.

Pricing & Registration

Please select one of the locations:

Australia & New Zealand

Dates: 26 - 27 Jun 2024

Venue: Online Executive Program (via Zoom)

Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)
11:00am - 6:30pm New Zealand Standard Time (NZST)

Early Bird Packages Regular Pricing
By 23 Apr 2024 By 04 Jun 2024 After 04 Jun 2024
Australia Delegates AUD 1,895 AUD 2,095 AUD 2,195
New Zealand Delegates NZD 1,895 NZD 2,095 NZD 2,195

Group Discount: 2nd participant get 10%, or register 3 participants and 4th participant get a complimentary seat (1 discount scheme applies).

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You can download our program brochure below. If you have any inquiries on this program, please contact our Program Advisor at [email protected] or call us at:

  • Singapore and Asia Pacific: +65 6716 9980
  • Australia and New Zealand: +61 3 9909 7310
  • UK, Europe and Middle East: +44 (020) 335 57898
  • USA: +1 888 745 8875

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Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code, Safety Regulations and Labelling Laws

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