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Standard 1.2.6 Food Standards as amended, taking into account amendments up to Food Standards (Proposal P1013 – Code Maintenance IX) Variation
Administered by: Health
Registered 28 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Repealed by Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code - Standard 5.1.1 - Revocation and Transitional Provisions - 2014 revision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 1.2.6

 

Directions for Use and Storage

 

 

Purpose

 

This Standard identifies when directions for use and directions for storage are required to be included on a label.

 

Table of Provisions

 

1             Directions for use and storage of food

 

Clauses

 

1             Directions for use and storage of food

 

(1)           The label on a package of food must include directions for the use of the food or the storage of the food, or both, if the food is of such a nature as to require the directions for health or safety reasons.

 

(2)           If food is unpackaged, the food must either be labelled with, or accompanied by, directions for the use of the food or the storage of the food, or both, if the food is of such a nature as to require the directions for health or safety reasons.

 

(3)           If the food is of a kind listed in column 1 of the Table to this clause, the food must be labelled with, or accompanied by, the directions for use set out in column 2.

 

Table to clause 1

 

Column 1

Column 2

Food

Directions for use

Raw bamboo shoots

A statement that indicates that bamboo shoots should be fully cooked before being consumed.

Raw sweet cassava

A statement that indicates that sweet cassava should be peeled and fully cooked before being consumed.


 

 

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