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Standard 2.7.2 Food Standards as amended, taking into account amendments up to Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Amendment No. 101 – 2008
Administered by: Health
Registered 11 Dec 2009
Start Date 14 Aug 2008
End Date 01 Mar 2016
Date of repeal 01 Mar 2016
Repealed by Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code - Standard 5.1.1 - Revocation and Transitional Provisions - 2014 revision

Standard 2.7.2

 

Beer

 

 

Purpose

 

This Standard defines the term ‘beer’ and permits the addition of specified foods during its manufacture.

 

Table of Provisions

 

1            Interpretation

2            Addition of other foods during production

 

Clauses

 

1            Interpretation

 

In this Standard –

 

beer means the product, characterised by the presence of hops or preparations of hops, prepared by the yeast fermentation of an aqueous extract of malted or unmalted cereals, or both.

 

a reference to beer includes a reference to ‘ale’, ‘lager’, ‘pilsener’, ‘porter’ and ‘stout’.

 

2            Addition of other foods during production

 

The following foods may be added to beer during production -

 

(a)          cereal products or other sources of carbohydrate; and

(b)          sugar; and

(c)          salt; and

(d)          herbs and spices.

 

Editorial note:

 

See Standard 1.3.1 – Food Additives and Standard 1.3.3 – Processing Aids for the respective requirements for additives and processing aids.  See Standard 2.7.1 – Labelling of Alcoholic Beverages and Food containing Alcohol for specific labelling requirements for alcoholic beverages.

 


 

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