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Food Standards as made
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 94, Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 s 97(6)
Registered 09 Feb 2011
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR22-Feb-2011
Tabled Senate28-Feb-2011
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Amendment No. 121 – 2011

 

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.

 

Citation

 

These variations may be collectively known as the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Amendment No. 121 – 2011.

 

Commencement

 

These variations commence on 10 February 2011.

 

Note:  These variations were published in the Commonwealth of Australia Food Standards Gazette No. FSC 63 on 10 February 2011.

 

SCHEDULE

 

[1]           Standard 1.2.4 is varied by

 

[1.1]        omitting from Schedule 2, Part 1 –

 

Dimethyl dicarbonate

242

 

[1.2]        omitting from Schedule 2, Part 2 –

 

Dimethyl dicarbonate

242

 

[2]           Standard 1.3.1 is varied by

 

[2.1]        omitting from Schedule 1 under item 14.1.2 Fruit and vegetable juices and fruit and vegetable juice products –

 

 

242

Dimethyl dicarbonate

250

mg/kg

 

 

 

[2.2]        omitting from Schedule 1 under item 14.1.3 Water based flavoured drinks* –

 

 

242

Dimethyl dicarbonate

250

mg/kg

 

 

 

[2.3]        omitting from Schedule 1 under item 14.1.4 Formulated Beverages* –

 

 

242

Dimethyl dicarbonate

250

mg/kg

 

 

 

[2.4]        omitting from Schedule 1 under item 14.2.2 Wine, sparkling wine and fortified wine –

 

 

242

Dimethyl dicarbonate

200

mg/kg

 

 

 

[2.5]        omitting from Schedule 1 under item 14.2.4 Fruit wine, vegetable wine and mead (including cider and perry) –

 

 

242

Dimethyl dicarbonate

200

mg/kg

 

 

 

[3]           Standard 1.3.3 is varied by
[3.1]        omitting from clause 1 –

 

processing aid means a substance listed in clause 3 to 18, where –

 

substituting –

 

processing aid means a substance listed in clause 3 to 19, where –

 

[3.2]        by inserting in the Table to clause 17 for the enzyme Pullulanase EC 3.2.1.41, the Source

 

Bacillus subtilis, containing the gene for pullulanase isolated from Bacillus acidopullulyticus

 

[3.3]        inserting after clause 18 –

 

19           Dimethyl dicarbonate as a microbial control agent

 

(1)           Dimethyl dicarbonate may be added in the manufacture of a food listed in Column 1 in the Table at a concentration no more than the maximum permitted addition level in Column 2 in the Table.

 

(2)           Dimethyl dicarbonate must not be present in the food as sold.

 

Table to clause 19

 

Column 1

Column 2

Food

Maximum permitted addition level (amount of dimethyl dicarbonate/ amount of food)

Fruit and vegetable juices and fruit and vegetable juice product

250 mg/kg

Water-based flavoured drinks

250 mg/kg

Formulated beverages

250 mg/kg

Wine, sparkling wine and fortified wine; and fruit wine, vegetable wine and mead (including cider and perry)

200 mg/kg

 

 

[3.4]        updating the Table of Provisions to reflect the above amendments

 

[4]           Standard 1.4.1 is varied by

 

[4.1]        inserting after subclause 5(4) –

 

(5)           The maximum levels for tutin in honey and tutin in comb honey cease to have effect on 31 March 2013.

 

[4.2]        omitting from the Table to clause 5

             

The ML for Tutin to cease on 31 March 2011

 

Tutin

 

Tutin in honey

2

Tutin in comb honey

0.1

 

 

 

substituting

             

Tutin

 

Tutin in honey

2

Tutin in comb honey

0.1