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Standard 1.1.2 Food Standards as amended, taking into account amendments up to Food Standards (Proposal P1013 – Code Maintenance IX) Variation
Administered by: Health
Registered 27 Jul 2011
Start Date 11 Jul 2011
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Repealed by Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code - Standard 5.1.1 - Revocation and Transitional Provisions - 2014 revision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 1.1.2

 

SUPPLEMENTARY DEFINITIONS FOR FOODS

 

 

Purpose

 

This Standard sets out definitions for foods which do not have specific compositional requirements elsewhere in this Code.

 

Table of Provisions

 

1             Definitions

             

Clauses

 

1             Definitions

 

In this Code –

 

chocolate means the confectionery product characterised by the presence of cocoa bean derivatives -

 

(a)           prepared from a minimum of 200 g/kg of cocoa bean derivatives; and

(b)          which contains no more than 50 g/kg of edible oils, other than cocoa butter or dairy fats.

 

cocoa means the powdered product prepared from cocoa beans from which a portion of the fat may have been removed, with or without the addition of salt or spices.

 

coffeemeans the product prepared by roasting or grinding, or both the roasting and grinding, of coffee beans.

 

decaffeinated coffee means coffee from which most of the caffeine has been removed and which contains no more than 1g/kg of anhydrous caffeine on a dry basis.

 

decaffeinated soluble coffee or instant coffee and decaffeinated soluble or instant tea mean soluble or instant coffee or soluble or instant tea from which most of the caffeine has been removed and which contains no more than 3g/kg of anhydrous caffeine on a dry basis.

 

decaffeinated tea means tea from which most of the caffeine has been removed and which contains no more than 4g/kg of anhydrous caffeine on a dry basis.

 

gelatine means a protein product prepared from animal skin, bone or other collagenous material, or any combination thereof.

 

instant coffee or soluble coffee means the dried soluble solids prepared or extracted from the water extraction of coffee.

 

instant tea or soluble tea means dried soluble solids obtained from the water extraction of tea.

 

peanut butter means a peanut based spread containing no less than 850 g/kg of peanuts.

 

sweet cassava means those varieties of cassava roots grown from Manihot esculentaCrantz of the Euphoribiacae family that contain less than 50 mg per kg of hydrogen cyanide (fresh weight basis)

 

tea means the product made from the leaves and leaf buds of one or more of varieties and cultivars of Camelia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntz.

 

Editorial note:

 

Sweet cassava may also be known by other common names including manioc, mandioca, tapioca, aipim and yucca.