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Michael Carr-Gregg, always good to 9-year-olds, very appropriate. Dr

talk to you. Thank you. of our food is coming from overseas? Have you noticed how more at the packaging You have to really look to find out where it comes from. with the famous kangaroo logo But even those products can leave us confused. is "substantially transformed" here "Made in Australia" means a product whatever that means. of production has to be here. And at least half the cost "Product of Australia" means come from here all the "significant" ingredients has to be local. and almost all the manufacturing meanings on a busy shopping trip. Not everyone can remember those Australia" to mean just that, So is it time for "Made in completely made here? Independent Senator Nick Xenophon to Parliament is going to introduce a bill to make food labelling clearer.

and farmers. He says it'll benefit shoppers What do you want to change? Good morning.

Current food labelling laws are less

than useless. Made in Australia

doesn't mean anything. It is 50%

doesn't mean anything. It is 50%.

Fruit juice, you could have 20%

Fruit juice, you could have 20%, 30%

made in Australia and have the label: made in Australia and have the

label:made in Australia has to mean

that. We need truth in labelling

laws because current labelling laws

are so confusing. How can you do

that without hurting products that

are almost 100% made here? We don't

make everything here, we don't grow

everything here but we do import

little bits and pieces and process

them. The idea of having truth in

labelling laws on products from

overseas. It is letting customers

know what is what. Made in Australia

doesn't mean that P What definition

would you have for made in

Australia? Would you make people say

50% made in Australia or 80% made in

Australia? The starting point should

be made in Australia should be 100%

made in Australia. What about

imported ingredients? If it is 100%

say made in Australia and if it is say made in Australia and if it is 80%

80%, say that. So it will have made

in Australia but a proportion of it

declared? You got to declare it.

There will be a Senate inquiry and

we will hear from producers,

community groups, from the big

supermarket chains. We will get to

the bottom of it because labelling

laws need an overhaul. What about

the fresh daily? That is another.

Trade Practices Act is misleading us. We need to have an overhaul of

these laws. They have been around

for quite a few years. They haven't

served consumers well and they

certainly haven't served farmers

well. If we can shake up the laws,

that would be great. Thank you. Keep

us updated I didn't know until you

showed the graphics. And fresh and

daily. Maybe we are naive. Made in

Australia I thought was made, not

transformed. Virtually all