The laws about
food, food labelling and additives permitted in food vary from country
to country. They are also frequently modified, added to or deleted.
Doubtless there will be changes that will alter some of the statements
made here about food law. Nevertheless, we feel that interested consumers
should know about some of the more important current laws relating
People who wish
to keep up to date with changes in food legislation should, in Australia,
contact their State Department of Health; in the U.S.A., the Food
and Drug Administration; and in the U.K., the Ministry of Agriculture,
Fisheries and Food.