Avoid Fake Websites, Scams and other e-Nasties

Australia Competition & Consumer Commission has set up a dedicated website to alert consumers to all of the many potential perils currently circulating on the internet. Bookmark this site: https://www.scamwatch.gov.au/

Cannabis Crusaders Cheer After 19 Years of Dashed Hopes

Australia—and to some extent New Zealand—witnessed the birth of a brand new industry segment, when a council of ministers agreed finally to permit the consumption of hemp seeds by humans as food.    Source:  RJ Whitehead, Food Navigator-Asia Cannabis at last!

 

This month’s quote:

“Marijuana in its natural form is one of the safest therapeutically active substances known to man.”  Judge Frances L. Young, DEA Administrative Law Judge.

RFA Breaking News

March 2018 Newsletter

  Complementary Medicines (“Dietary supplements”): Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2017 Measures No.1) Bill 2017 Summary of Changes As reported in February 2018 Newsletter, The Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2017 Measures No. 1)…

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Complementary Medicines (“Dietary supplements”):

Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2017 Measures No.1) Bill 2017 Summary of Changes As reported in February 2018 Newsletter, The Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2017 Measures No. 1) Bill 2017 was passed by…

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Foods:

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources Amends Food Surveillance Protocols This Australian authority has completed a review of the surveillance tests applied to many imported food products. Fresh and frozen…

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Cosmetics (& Household cleaning products):

NICNAS Invites Feedback on General Rules, Categorisation Guidelines and Transitional Rules In Australia, all cosmetics and personal care products are regulated by The National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme.…

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Marketing News:

ACCC Publication: “Advertising and Selling—A Guide for Business” The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission has released this very helpful and comprehensive document outlining all of the important consumer related issues…

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