Many thks for yr feedback, I presume you do not carry Liability Insurance ? (perhaps it is uncommon in Australia?)
After yr discussions with the official body mentioned, did you actually acquire any conclusion as to yr original OP, ie as to your own legal liability ?
Next comments probably in wrong thread but nonetheless seemed apt in current flow -
This current link appears useful for onward information inc. current topic –
(For example see this sub-link –
A detailed FSA document (2009) explaining the impact of “Due Diligence” in the UK legal arena also exists (I’m unsure if this version is still current, maybe UK posters know more?)(and also see PS below).
FSA, due diligence, etc,2009.pdf 233.07KB
And this (commercial) UK- link -
the potential complexity of "Due Diligence" legal activities is amply detailed in this 2001 epistle -
I also noticed that “Due Diligence” has been utilised to offer a (parallel) Food Standard -
NSF Due Diligence Standard.pdf 17.09KB
PS - also note the parallel UK-oriented labelling thread here -
@Caz - Thks for yr additional UK info, an interesting Prerequisite.
Rgds / Charles.C
PPS - USA only - this document (if still valid) may have some slight interest within overall topic -
Product Recall Insurance,USA,2007.pdf 668.28KB
Anyone interested in the USA minefield of legal liabilities related to allergen labelling may find the attachments in this post (and surrounding thread) of interest -