Country Women’s Association of Western Australia initiates programme to label wine bottles with a warning that drinking alcohol can harm an unborn baby

The Country Women’s Association of Western Australia approached the Benedictine community of New Norcia regarding their concerns about fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. The producers of New Norcia Abbey Wines agreed to label their wines with a warning that drinking alcohol can harm an unborn baby. This is considered to be the first program of its kind in Australia.

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New Norcia Wine Leads the Way with Important Warning Labels (Press release, Country Women’s Association of WA, June 2010)

Wine bottles to get health warning (ABC News, June 21, 2010)