28 Aug 2020

Pregnancy labelling update.

New requirements for mandatory pregnancy warning labels on packaged alcoholic beverages were gazetted in the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code (the Code) on 31 July 2020.

Each pregnancy warning label must comply with the colour requirements.

Pregnancy warning mark must be in the following colours:
• Signal words – RED
• Statement – BLACK
• Border – BLACK
• Background within the border – WHITE
• Silhouette of pregnant woman – BLACK
• Pictogram circle and strikethrough – RED
• Background within pictogram – WHITE

Businesses have three years from 31 July 2020 to implement these requirements.

For detailed information on the new pregnancy labelling restrictions, please refer to the below guide.

For more information including downloadable files, head here.

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