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This instrument amends food standards in the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.
Administered by: Health
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(1), Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 s 82(2)
Registered 11 Oct 2007
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR12-Feb-2008
Tabled Senate12-Feb-2008
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Amendment No. 94 – 2007

 

Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991

 

Preamble

 

The variations set forth in the Schedule below are variations to Standards in the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code published by the National Health and Medical Research Council in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette, No. P 27, on 27 August 1987, which have been varied from time to time.

 

These variations are published pursuant to section 23A of the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991.

 

Citation

 

These variations may be collectively known as the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Amendment No. 94 – 2007.

 

Commencement

 

These variations commence on 11 October 2007.

 

Note:  These variations were published in the Commonwealth of Australia Food Standards Gazette No. FSC 36 on 11 October 2007.

 

SCHEDULE

 

[1]          Standard 1.3.3 is varied by

 

[1.1]       omitting from clause 1 the definition of EC [number], substituting

 

EC number (Enzyme Commission number) means the number which the Enzyme Commission uses to classify the principal enzyme activity.

 

[1.2]       omitting from the Table to clause 14, cupric citrate on a bentonite base, substituting

 

Cupric citrate

Removal of sulphide compounds from wine

GMP

 

[1.3]       omitting the Table to clause 15, substituting

 

Table to clause 15

 

Enzyme

Source

Lipase, triacylglycerol

EC 3.1.1.3

Bovine stomach; salivary glands or forestomach of calf, kid or lamb; porcine or bovine pancreas

Pepsin

EC 3.4.23.1

Bovine or porcine stomach

Phospholipase A2

EC 3.1.1.4

Porcine pancreas

Thrombin

EC 3.4.21.5

Bovine or porcine blood

Trypsin

EC 3.4.21.4

Porcine or bovine pancreas

 

[1.4]       omitting the Table to clause 16, substituting

 

Table to clause 16

 

Enzyme

Source

α–Amylase

EC 3.2.1.1

Malted cereals

β-Amylase

EC 3.2.1.2

Sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas)

Malted cereals

Actinidin

EC 3.4.22.14

Kiwifruit (Actinidia deliciosa)

Bromelain

EC 3.4.22.4

Pineapple stem (Ananas comosus)

Ficin

EC 3.4.22.3

Ficus spp.

Papain

EC 3.4.22.2

Carica papaya

 

[1.5]       omitting the Table to clause 17, substituting

 

Table to clause 17

 

Enzyme

Source

α–Acetolactate decarboxylase

EC 4.1.1.5

Bacillus amyloliquefaciens

Bacillus subtilis

Bacillus subtilis, containing the gene for α–Acetolactate decarboxylase isolated from Bacillus brevis

Aminopeptidase

EC 3.4.11.1

Aspergillus oryzae

Lactocococcus lactis

α–Amylase

EC 3.2.1.1

 

Aspergillus niger

Aspergillus oryzae

Bacillus amyloliquefaciens

Bacillus licheniformis

Bacillus licheniformis, containing the gene for α-Amylase isolated from Geobacillus stearothermophilus

Bacillus subtilis

Bacillus subtilis, containing the gene for α-Amylase isolated

from Geobacillus stearothermophilus

Geobacillus stearothermophilus

β-Amylase

EC 3.2.1.2

Bacillus amyloliquefaciens

Bacillus subtilis

α–Arabinofuranosidase

EC 3.2.1.55

Aspergillus niger

Carboxyl proteinase

EC 3.4.23.6

Aspergillus melleus

Aspergillus niger

Aspergillus oryzae

Rhizomucor miehei

Carboxylesterase

EC 3.1.1.1

Rhizomucor miehei

 

Catalase

EC 1.11.1.6

Aspergillus niger

Microccocus luteus

Cellulase 

EC 3.2.1.4

Aspergillus niger

Trichoderma reesei

Trichoderma viride

Chymosin

EC 3.4.23.4

Aspergillus niger

Escherichia coli K-12 strain GE81

Kluyveromyces lactis

Cyclodextrin glucanotransferase

EC 2.4.1.19

Paenibacillus macerans

Dextranase

EC 3.2.1.11

Chaetomium gracile

Penicillium lilacinum

Endo-arabinase

EC 3.2.1.99

Aspergillus niger

α-Galactosidase

EC 3.2.1.22

Aspergillus niger

β-Galactosidase

EC 3.2.1.23

Aspergillus niger

Aspergillus oryzae

Kluyveromyces marxianus

Kluyveromyces lactis

Glucan 1,3-β-glucosidase

EC 3.2.1.58

Trichoderma harzianum

β-Glucanase

EC 3.2.1.6

Aspergillus niger

Aspergillus oryzae

Bacillus amyloliquefaciens Bacillus subtilis

Disporotrichum dimorphosporum

Humicola insolens

Talaromyces emersonii

Trichoderma reesei

Glucoamylase

EC 3.2.1.3

Aspergillus niger

Aspergillus oryzae

Rhizopus delemar

Rhizopus oryzae

Rhizopus niveus

Glucose oxidase

EC 1.1.3.4

Aspergillus niger

Aspergillus oryzae, containing the gene for glucose oxidase isolated from Aspergillus niger

α-Glucosidase

EC 3.2.1.20

Aspergillus oryzae

Aspergillus niger

β-Glucosidase

EC 3.2.1.21

Aspergillus niger

 

Hemicellulase endo-1,3-β-xylanase

EC 3.2.1.32

Humicola insolens

Hemicellulase endo-1,4-β-xylanase

EC 3.2.1.8

Aspergillus niger

Aspergillus oryzae

Aspergillus oryzae, containing the gene for Endo-1,4-β-xylanase isolated from Aspergillus aculeatus

Aspergillus oryzae, containing the gene for Endo-1,4-β-xylanase isolated from Thermomyces lanuginosus

Bacillus amyloliquefaciens

Bacillus subtilis

Humicola insolens

Trichoderma reesei

Hemicellulase multicomponent enzyme

EC 3.2.1.78

Aspergillus niger

Bacillus amyloliquefaciens

Bacillus subtilis

Trichoderma reesei

Hexose oxidase

EC 1.1.3.5

Hansenula polymorpha, containing the gene for Hexose oxidase isolated from Chondrus crispus

Inulinase

EC 3.2.1.7

Aspergillus niger

Invertase

EC 3.2.1.26

Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Lipase, monoacylglycerol

EC 3.1.1.23

Penicillium camembertii

Lipase, triacylglycerol

EC 3.1.1.3

Aspergillus niger

Aspergillus oryzae

Aspergillus oryzae, containing the gene for Lipase, triacylglycerol isolated from Fusarium oxysporum

Aspergillus oryzae, containing the gene for Lipase, triacylglycerol isolated from Humicola lanuginosa

Aspergillus oryzae, containing the gene for Lipase, triacylglycerol isolated from Rhizomucor miehei

Candida rugosa

Hansenula polymorpha, containing the gene for Lipase, triacylglycerol isolated from Fusarium heterosporum

Mucor javanicus

Penicillium roquefortii

Rhizopus arrhizus

Rhizomucor miehei

Rhizophus niveus

Rhizophus oryzae

Lysophospholipase

EC 3.1.1.5

Aspergillus niger

Maltogenic α-amylase

EC 3.2.1.133

Bacillus subtilis containing the gene for maltogenic

α-amylase isolated from Geobacillus stearothermophilus

Metalloproteinase

Aspergillus oryzae

Bacillus amyloliquefaciens

Bacillus coagulans

Bacillus subtilis

Mucorpepsin

EC 3.4.23.23

Aspergillus oryzae

Aspergillus oryzae, containing the gene for Aspartic proteinase isolated from Rhizomucor meihei

Rhizomucor meihei

Cryphonectria parasitica

Pectin lyase

EC 4.2.2.10

Aspergillus niger

Pectinesterase

EC 3.1.1.11

Aspergillus niger

Aspergillus oryzae, containing the gene for pectinesterase isolated from Aspergillus aculeatus

Phospholipase A1

EC 3.1.1.32

Aspergillus oryzae, containing the gene for phospholipase A1 isolated from Fusarium venenatum

Phospholipase A2

EC 3.1.1.4

Streptomyces violaceoruber

3-Phytase

EC 3.1.3.8

Aspergillus niger

4-Phytase

EC 3.1.3.26

Aspergillus oryzae, containing the gene for 4-phytase isolated from Peniophora lycii

Polygalacturonase or Pectinase multicomponent enzyme

EC 3.2.1.15

Aspergillus niger

Aspergillus oryzae

Trichoderma reesei

Pullulanase

EC 3.2.1.41

Bacillus acidopullulyticus

Bacillus amyloliquefaciens

Bacillus licheniformis

Bacillus subtilis

Klebsiella pneumoniae

Serine proteinase

EC 3.4.21.14

Aspergillus oryzae

Bacillus amyloliquifaciens

Bacillus halodurans

Bacillus licheniformis

Bacillus subtilis

Transglucosidase

EC 2.4.1.24

Aspergillus niger

Transglutaminase

EC 2.3.2.13

Streptomyces mobaraensis

Urease

EC 3.5.1.5

Lactobacillus fermentum

Xylose isomerase

EC 5.3.1.5

Actinoplanes missouriensis

Bacillus coagulans

Microbacterium arborescens

Streptomyces olivaceus

Streptomyces olivochromogenes

Streptomyces murinus

Streptomyces rubiginosus

 

[1.6]       omitting the Editorial note, immediately following the Table to clause 17, substituting

 

Editorial note:

 

Bacillus amyloliquefaciens is a separate species from Bacillus subtilis.

Aspergillus niger group covers strains known under the names Aspergillus aculeatus, A. awamori, A. ficuum, A. foetidus, A. japonicus, A. phoenicis, A. saitor and A. usamii.

Trichoderma reesei also known as Trichoderma longibrachiatum.

Kluyveromyces marxianus former names Saccharomyces fragilis and Kluyveromyces fragilis.

Kluyveromyces lactis – former name Saccharomyces lactis.

Rhizomucor miehei – former name Mucor miehei.

Microccocus luteus former name Micrococcus lysodeikticus.

Paenibacillus macerans former name Bacillus macerans.

Talaromyces emersonii former name Penicillium emersonii.

Klebsiella pneumoniae – former name Klebsiella aerogenes.

Streptomyces mobaraensis – former name Streptoverticillium mobaraensis.

Humicola lanuginosa also known as Thermomyces lanuginosus.

Mucor javanicus also known as Mucor circinelloides f. circinelloides.

Penicillium roquefortii also known as Penicillium roqueforti.

Hansenula polymorpha also known as Pichia angusta.

Geobacillus stearothermophilus – former name Bacillus stearothermophilus.

4-Phytase also known as 6-phytase.

 

[2]          Standard 1.4.2 is varied by

 

[2.1]       omitting from Schedule 1 all entries for the following chemical

 

Coumaphos

 

[2.2]       inserting in Schedule 1 –

 

Azimsulfuron

Azimsulfuron

Edible offal (mammalian)

*0.02

Eggs

*0.02

Meat (mammalian)

*0.02

Milks

*0.02

Poultry, edible offal of

*0.02

Poultry meat

*0.02

Rice

*0.02

 

 

Prohexadione-calcium

Sum of the free and conjugated forms of prohexadione expressed as prohexadione

Apple

*0.02

Edible offal (mammalian)

*0.05

Meat (mammalian)

*0.05

Milks

*0.01

 

 

 

[2.3]       omitting from Schedule 1 the chemical residue definition for the chemical appearing in Column 1 of the Table to this sub-item, substituting the chemical residue definition appearing in Column 2

 

Column 1

Column 2

Thiabendazole

Commodities of plant origin:  Thiabendazole

Commodities of animal origin:  sum of thiabendazole and 5-hydroxythiabendazole, expressed as thiabendazole

 

[2.4]       omitting from Schedule 1 the foods and associated MRLs for each of the following chemicals

 

Indoxacarb

Indoxacarb

Wine grapes

1

 

 

Paclobutrazol

Paclobutrazol

Assorted tropical and sub-tropical fruits – inedible peel [except Avocado]

*0.01

 

 

Procymidone

Procymidone

Beans [except green beans]

T10

 

 

Tetrachlorvinphos

Tetrachlorvinphos

Leafy vegetables

2

 

 

 

[2.5]       inserting in alphabetical order in Schedule 1, the foods and associated MRLs for each of the following chemicals

 


Azoxystrobin

Azoxystrobin

Broccoli

T0.5

Brussels sprouts

T0.5

Cauliflower

T0.5

Eggs

*0.01

Poultry, edible offal of

*0.01

Poultry meat

*0.01

 

 

Bifenthrin

Bifenthrin

Taro

T*0.05

 

 

Chlorothalonil

Commodities of plant origin:  Chlorothalonil

Commodities of animal origin:  Sum of chlorothalonil and 4-hydroxy-2, 5, 6-trichloroisophthalonitrile metabolite, expressed as chlorothalonil

Asparagus

T*0.1

 

 

Cypermethrin

Cypermethrin, sum of isomers

Leek

T0.5

Shallot

T0.5

Spring onion

T0.5

 

 

Difenoconazole

Difenoconazole

Beetroot

T0.2

 

 

Ethephon

Ethephon

Mango

T10

Olives

T5

Wheat

T1

 

 

Etoxazole

Etoxazole

Grapes

T0.5

Pear

T0.2

Stone fruits

T0.5

 

 

Indoxacarb

Indoxacarb

Dried grapes

2

Grapes

0.5

Leafy vegetables [except lettuce, head]

5

Linseed

T0.5

Safflower seed

T0.5

Strawberry

T1

 

 

MCPA

MCPA

Rhubarb

*0.02

 

 

Methomyl

Sum of methomyl and methyl hydroxythioacetimidate (‘methomyl oxime’), expressed as methomyl

see also thiodicarb

Taro

T1

 

 

Paclobutrazol

Paclobutrazol

Assorted tropical and sub-tropical fruits – inedible peel [except avocado and mango]

*0.01

Mango

T1

 

 

Procymidone

Procymidone

Broad bean (dry)

T10

Broad bean (green pods and immature seeds)

T10

Common bean (dry)

T10

Common bean (pods and/or immature seeds)

T3

 

 

Propiconazole

Propiconazole

Asparagus

T*0.1

 

 

Pymetrozine

Pymetrozine

Podded pea (young pods) (snow and sugar snap)

0.3

 

 

Tebuconazole

Tebuconazole

Asparagus

T*0.02

 

 

Thiabendazole

Commodities of plant origin:  Thiabendazole

Commodities of animal origin:  sum of thiabendazole and 5-hydroxythiabendazole, expressed as thiabendazole

Sweet potato

T0.05

 

 


 

[1.6]       omitting from Schedule 1, under the entries for the following chemicals, the maximum residue limit for the food, substituting

 


Azoxystrobin

Azoxystrobin

Peanut

0.05

Peanut oil, crude

0.1

 

 

Ethephon

Ethephon

Barley

1

 

 

Glufosinate and Glufosinate-ammonium

Sum of glufosinate-ammonium, N-acetyl glufosinate and 3-[hydroxy(methyl)-phosphinoyl] propionic acid, expressed as glufosinate (free acid)

Cotton seed

3

 

 

Glyphosate

Sum of glyphosate and aminomethylphosphonic acid (AMPA) metabolite, expressed as glyphosate

Cotton seed

15

 

 

Imidacloprid

Sum of imidacloprid and metabolites  containing the 6-chloropyridinylmethylene moiety, expressed as imidacloprid

Banana

0.5

Citrus fruits

2

 

 

Quinoxyfen

Quinoxyfen

Dried grapes

2

Grapes

0.6

 

 

Thiamethoxam

Commodities of plant origin:  Thiamethoxam

Commodities of animal origin:  Sum of thiamethoxam and N-(2-chloro-thiazol-5-ylmethyl)-N’-methyl-N’-nitro-guanidine, expressed as thiamethoxam

Sunflower seed

*0.02

 

 

Trifloxysulfuron sodium

Trifloxysulfuron

Sugar cane

*0.01

 

 

Uniconazole-p

Sum of uniconazole-p and its Z-isomer expressed as uniconazole-p

Avocado

0.5

 

 


 

[3]          Standard 2.2.1 is varied by omitting from clause 1 the definition of meat pie, substituting

 

meat pie means a pie containing no less than 250 g/kg of meat flesh.

 

[4]          Standard 4.5.1 is varied by omitting from the Table to clause 4, cupric citrate on a bentonite base, substituting

 

Cupric citrate