Journal article

Alcohol Labelling Rules in Free Trade Agreements: Advancing the Industry's Interests at the Expense of the Public's Health

Deborah Gleeson, Paula O'Brien

Drug and Alcohol Review | Wiley | Published : 2021

Abstract

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) included novel rules for wine and spirits requiring parties to allow wine and spirits importers to display information required by the importing country on a supplementary label rather than on the standard label. Since the TPP negotiations concluded, alcohol-specific supplementary labelling rules have begun to appear in other trade agreements. The aim of this paper was to map the new instruments containing these rules and examine developments in the rules with implications for health information on alcohol containers.

University of Melbourne Researchers