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New research demonstrates effectiveness of alcohol warning labels

New research out of Canada has found that alcohol warning labels are effective in both raising awareness and changing behaviours.

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Further delays to pregnancy health warnings on alcohol

Today’s decision to further delay the introduction of pregnancy health warning labels is the result of the alcohol industry’s relentless pressure to keep the community in the dark about the health harms from alcohol use during pregnancy.

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New polling: Australians support a strong pregnancy health warning for alcohol products

The majority of Australians support a visible, red health warning on alcohol products which clearly alerts the community to the harm from using alcohol when pregnant and the risks to unborn babies, new national survey data has revealed.

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Expert pregnancy health warnings finally break through alcohol industry’s blockade

After eight years of obstruction by the alcohol industry, mandatory pregnancy health warnings on all alcoholic products have been submitted for final approval.

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Mandatory alcohol pregnancy warning labels decision a huge win for consumers

The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education has today welcomed a decision that will finally ensure alcohol products include effective warning labels that state that there is no safe level of alcohol consumption for pregnant women.

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Policy submissions

FARE submission in relation to pregnancy warning labels on packaged alcoholic beverages

On 11 October 2018 the Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation for Australia and New Zealand decided to mandate the application of pregnancy warning labels on all packaged alcohol products.

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States throw down gauntlet to commonwealth on alcohol pregnancy warning labels

Is the Commonwealth Government daring to recklessly endanger the lives of Australia’s unborn children?

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FASD Awareness Day: Alcohol & pregnancy information must be rigorous and regulated

This International FASD Awareness Day, leading public health body, the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE), is calling for further government efforts in the prevention and treatment of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).

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Deceive, deny, delay – industry lies exposed ahead of government alcohol roundtable

A newly released analysis of alcohol industry submissions to the National Alcohol Strategy (NAS) consultation has exposed the lengths the alcohol industry will go to attack, undermine and subvert the development of alcohol policy measures that would reduce harm and save lives.

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This is what an alcohol pregnancy warning label should look like

Leading public health body, the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE), has today proposed an alcohol pregnancy warning label, incorporating best practice principles, to be applied to all alcohol products.