Janine Curll

Janine Curll

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Subject Matter Expert, International Food Laws and Regulations

Janine Curll, is a Regulatory Advisor for Ashbury Global, in its Australian Office. Previously, she was a principal consultant at Food Labelling Matters – a consulting practice devoted to food regulatory affairs, strategy and compliance. Her professional research focus at Monash University is strategies for food fraud control within the food labeling and regulatory system.

Dr. Curll’s work is based on nearly 20 years of experience in legal and scientific research, investigation, compliance and regulatory systems. She has worked for plaintiff and defendant law firms, as a state food regulator (the NSW Food Authority), and at universities. She is a recognized expert in food labeling regulations and business compliance in Australia and New Zealand. Dr. Curll holds a BSc (Microbiology), LLB, PhD, and is a member of the Australian Institute of Food Science & Technology (MAIFST).

At the NSW Food Authority, she investigated and prosecuted serious breaches of the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code, including false description and labeling compliance. She was the state representation at national working groups involved in the development and implementation of new food labeling regulations and compliance and enforcement strategies, including the new nutrition and health claims standard, the food-medicine interface, and imported foods compliance and enforcement.

Dr. Curll is a contributing subject matter expert to IFLR's course International Food Laws and Regulations.