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Standard 1.1.1 Food Standards as amended, taking into account amendments up to Food Standards (Application A1055 – Short-chain Fructo-oligosaccharides) Variation
This Standard contains general application and interpretation provisions specific to individual food standards.
Administered by: Health
Registered 12 Aug 2013
Start Date 01 Aug 2013
End Date 29 Oct 2014
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Repealed by Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code - Standard 5.1.1 - Revocation and Transitional Provisions - 2014 revision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 1.1.1

 

Preliminary Provisions – Application, Interpretation and General Prohibitions

 

 

Purpose

 

This Standard sets out preliminary provisions which apply generally to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.  General application and interpretation provisions are contained in this Standard.  Application and interpretation provisions specific to individual food standards are to be found in those specific standards.

 

This Standard should always be consulted as a starting point in the use of the Code because it regulates the general operation of the Code in its entirety.  Many definitions which have general application to the Code are contained in this Standard.

 

Editorial note:

 

This Code is adopted as the required standards for food produced in New Zealand and the States, Territories and Commonwealth of Australia in relation to food sold and/or imported into both countries under the following Acts –

 

Food Act 1981 (New Zealand)

Food Act 1984 (Victoria)

Food Act 2001 (Australian Capital Territory)

Food Act 2001 (South Australia)

Food Act 2003 (New South Wales)

Food Act 2003 (Tasmania)

Food Act 2004 (Northern Territory)

Food Act 2006 (Queensland)

Food Act 2008 (Western Australia)

Imported Food Control Act 1992 (Commonwealth)

 

Table of Provisions

 

1             Application of this Code

2             Interpretation

3             Prescribed standards for food

4             Reference to Acts

5             Guidelines and Editorial notes

6             Units of measurement

7             Interpretation of compositional provisions

8             Glossary of symbols and units

9             Prohibition on addition of nutritive substances to food

10           Addition of ‘other foods’

11           Prohibition on altering labels

12           Modification of prescribed statement

13           Application of labelling provisions to advertising

14           Interpretation of definitions

15           Phytosterols, phytostanols and their esters

16           Citation of the United States Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)

 

Schedule               Permitted forms, Recommended Dietary Intakes (RDIs) and the Estimated Safe and Adequate Daily Dietary Intakes (ESADDIs) for vitamins and minerals

 


 

Clauses

 

1             Application of this Code

 

(1)           Unless expressly provided elsewhere in this Code, the provisions of this Code apply to food products –

 

(a)          sold or prepared for sale in Australia or New Zealand; and

(b)          imported into Australia or New Zealand.

 

(2)           Unless expressly provided elsewhere in this Code, a food product is taken to comply with any variation to this Code made from time to time, for a period of 12 months after the commencement of the variation, if the food product otherwise complied with this Code before the variation commenced.

 

(3)           Deleted

 

(4)           Deleted

 

(5)           Subclause (1) does not apply to wine with a shelf life of more than 12 months –

 

(a)          bottled before 20 December 2002; and

(b)          that complies with all food standards in the case of Australia and all food standards in the case of New Zealand, that would have applied on the date of bottling; and

(c)          which is labelled with a 2002 vintage date or earlier.

 

(6)           For the purposes of Standard 1.1A.6, the reference to ‘commencement of the variation’ in subclause 2 is a reference to the date when that corresponding Standard in Part 1.1A ceases to have effect.

 

(7)           Deleted

 

2             Interpretation

 

Unless expressly defined elsewhere in this Code –

 

Act means the Act, as amended or, as the case may be, Ordinance of a State, Territory, External Territory, Commonwealth or New Zealand, under the authority of which this Code is enforced.

 

ANZS means a joint Australia New Zealand Standard published by Standards Australia.

 

AOAC means the publication entitled Official methods of Analysis of AOAC International published by AOAC International, Maryland USA and includes earlier editions of this publication under its previous name.

 

AS means an Australian Standard published by Standards Australia.

 

average quantity in relation to a substance in a food is the quantity determined from one or more of the following –

 

(a)           the manufacturer’s analysis of the food; or

(b)          calculation from the actual or average quantity of nutrients in the ingredients used; or

(c)           calculation from generally accepted data;

 

which best represents the quantity of the substance that the food contains, allowing for seasonal variability and other known factors that could cause actual values to vary.


 

Editorial note:

 

The substances referred to in the definition of ‘average quantity’ are, for example, sodium, potassium, fatty acids, amino acids and vitamins and minerals.

 

bulk cargo container means an article of transport equipment, being a lift van, movable tank, or other similar structure –

 

(a)           of a permanent character and accordingly strong enough to be suitable for repeated use; and

(b)          specifically designed to facilitate the carriage of goods by one or more modes of transport, without immediate repacking; and

(c)           fitted with devices permitting its ready handling and its transfer from one mode of transport to another; and

(d)          so designed as to be easy to fill and empty; and

(e)           having an internal volume of one cubic metre or more; and

(f)           includes the normal accessories and equipment of the container, when imported with the container and used exclusively with it; and

(g)          shipping container or aircraft cargo container;

             

                             but does not include –

 

(h)           any vehicle, or any ordinary packing case, crate, box, or other similar article used for packing.

 

business address means a description of the location of the premises from which the business in question is being operated, but does not include a postal address.

 

category of ingredients means ingredients declared in the statement of ingredients using a generic name set out in the Table to Clause 4 of Standard 1.2.4.

 

claim means an express or implied statement, representation, design or information in relation to a food or property of food which is not mandatory in this Code

 

Editorial note:

 

A claim may be made for example, on the label on a package of food or in an advertisement.

 

Code has the same meaning as Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code as defined in section 4 of the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991.

 

code number, used in relation to a food additive, means either –

 

(a)           the number set out in the Schedules to Standard 1.2.4 in relation to that food additive; or

(b)          the number referred to in (a) preceded by the letter ‘E’.

 

Commonwealth means the Commonwealth of Australia.

 

component means any substance including a food additive used in the preparation of an ingredient and present in the final food in a primary or modified form.

 

egg product means the contents of an egg in any form including egg pulp, dried egg, liquid egg white and liquid egg yolk.

 

ESADDI means, for a vitamin or mineral in column 1 of the Schedule, the Estimated Safe and Adequate Daily Dietary Intake, specified for that vitamin or mineral –

 

(a)           in column 3; and

(b)          in column 4 for children aged one to three years;

 

calculated and expressed in the form specified in column 2.

 

food for special medical purposes has the meaning given by Standard 2.9.5.

 

fund raising event means an event that raises funds solely for a community or charitable cause and not for personal financial gain.

 

galacto-oligosaccharides means a mixture of those substances produced from lactose by enzymatic action, comprised of between two and eight saccharide units, with one of these units being a terminal glucose and the remaining saccharide units being galactose, and disaccharides comprised of two units of galactose.

 

Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), with respect to the addition of additives and processing aids to food, means –

 

(a)           the quantity of additive or processing aid added to food shall be limited to the lowest possible level necessary to accomplish its desired effect; and

(b)          the quantity of the additive or processing aid that becomes a component of food as a result of its use in the manufacture, processing or packaging of a food, and which is not intended to accomplish any physical or other technical effect in the finished food itself, is reduced to the extent reasonably possible; and

(c)           the additive or processing aid is prepared and handled in the same way as a food ingredient.

 

hamper means a decorative basket, box or receptacle containing any number of separately identifiable food items.

 

Editorial note:

 

A hamper may also contain non-food items such as decorative cloths, glasses and dishes.

 

handling of food includes the making, manufacturing, producing, collecting, extracting, processing, storing, transporting, delivering, preparing, treating, preserving, packing, cooking, thawing, serving or displaying of food.

 

inulin-type fructans means mixtures of saccharide chains that have β-D-(2→1) fructosyl-fructose linkages with or without a terminal α-D-(1→2) glucosyl-fructose linked glucose unit.

 

label means any tag, brand, mark or statement in writing or any representation or design or descriptive matter on or attached to or used in connection with or accompanying any food or package.

 

lot means a quantity of food which is prepared or packed under essentially the same conditions usually –

 

(a)           from a particular preparation or packing unit; and

(b)          during a particular time ordinarily not exceeding 24 hours.

 

lot identification means information which indicates, in a clearly identifiable form, the –

 

(a)           premises where the food was packed or prepared; and

(b)          lot of the food in question.

 

nutrition information panel or panel means a panel which complies with the requirements of Division 2 of Standard 1.2.8.


 

nutritive substance means a substance not normally consumed as a food in itself and not normally used as an ingredient of food, but which, after extraction and/or refinement, or synthesis, is intentionally added to a food to achieve a nutritional purpose, and includes vitamins, minerals, amino acids, electrolytes and nucleotides.

 

NZS means a New Zealand Standard published by Standards New Zealand.

 

package means any container or wrapper in or by which food intended for sale is wholly or partly encased, covered, enclosed, contained or packaged and, in the case of food carried or sold or intended to be carried and sold in more than one package, includes every such package, but does not include –

(a)           bulk cargo containers; or

(b)          pallet overwraps; or

(c)           crates and packages which do not obscure labels on the food; or

(d)          transportation vehicles; or

(e)           a vending machine; or

(f)           a hamper; or

(g)          food served on a covered plate, cup, tray or other food container in prisons, hospitals or other similar institutions listed in the Table to clause 8 of Standard 1.2.1.

 

permitted form means a form of a vitamin or mineral specified in column 2 of the Schedule.

 

prescribed name means a name by which a food is defined or described in a Standard, and is declared in this Code to be a prescribed name.

 

RDI means, for a vitamin or mineral in column 1 of the Schedule, the Recommended Dietary Intake, specified for that vitamin or mineral –

 

(a)           in column 3; and

(b)          in column 4 for children aged one to three years;

 

                             calculated and expressed in the form specified in column 2.

 

relevant authority means the authority responsible for the enforcement of this Code.

 

small package means a package with a surface area of less than 100 cm2.

 

State means a State of the Commonwealth of Australia.

 

statement of ingredients means a statement as required in Standard 1.2.4 in this Code.

 

supplier means the packer, manufacturer, vendor or importer of the food in question.

 

Territory means a Territory of the Commonwealth of Australia.

 

transportation outer means a container or wrapper which –

 

(a)           encases packaged or unpackaged foods for the purpose of transportation and distribution; and

(b)          is removed before the food is used or offered for retail sale, or is not taken away by the purchaser of the food.

 

warning statement means a statement required to be expressed in the text as so prescribed in this Code, in –

 

(a)           clause 3 of Standard 1.2.3; and

(b)          clause 3 of Standard 2.6.3; and

(c)           subclauses 14(1), 14(3) and 26(1) of Standard 2.9.1; and

(d)          paragraph 5(3)(c) and subclause 6(2) of Standard 2.9.2; and

(e)           subclauses 3(3) and 3(4) of Standard 2.9.4.

(e)           sub clauses 3(3) and 3(4) of Standard 2.9.4; and

(f)           subclause 10(4) of Standard 2.9.5.

 

3             Prescribed standards for food

 

A reference in this Code to the nature, substance, composition, strength, weight, volume, quantity, purity or quality of any food, article, ingredient or component is the prescribed standard for that food, article, ingredient or component.

 

Editorial note:

 

It is an offence under State and Territory and Commonwealth legislation for food not to comply with a prescribed standard where a prescribed standard has been established for that food.  This Code establishes that ‘prescribed standard’.

 

It is an offence under the New Zealand Food Act 1981 for food not to comply with applicable food standards issued under that Act.

 

4             Reference to Acts

 

In this Code, a reference to an Act includes any regulations made under that Act.

 

5             Guidelines and editorial notes

 

(1)           In this Code, guidelines as developed by Food Standards Australia New Zealand pursuant to section 13(1)(c) of the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 are to assist in the interpretation of the Code and are not legally binding.

 

(2)           In this Code, the editorial notes are for information only and are not legally binding.

 

6             Units of measurement

 

(1)           A symbol of measurement used in this Code –

 

(a)          has the meaning assigned to it under the Australian National Measurement Act 1960 as amended, or the New Zealand Weights and Measures Act 1987; or

(b)          if there is no meaning assigned under the Australian National Measurement Act 1960 as amended, or the New Zealand Weights and Measures Act 1987 as amended, has the meaning assigned to it in the Systeme Internationale d’Unites; or

(c)          if there is no meaning assigned in the Australian National Measurement Act 1960 or the New Zealand Weights and Measures Act 1987 as amended or the Systeme Internationale d’Unites, has the same meaning assigned to it in the Glossary of Units in this Standard.

 

(2)           Where a unit of measurement is referred to in the heading of a table in this Code, the amounts specified in the table are to be measured according to those units unless a different unit of measurement is specified in relation to a particular item in the table.

 

7             Interpretation of compositional provisions

 

A reference to a compositional permission or requirement in this Code is a reference to the composition of the final food, unless expressly stated otherwise.

 

8             Glossary of symbols and units

 

Symbols and units used in this Code have the following meanings –

Symbol/Unit

Meaning

%

per cent

Bq

becquerel

°C

degrees Celsius

cfu/g

colony forming units per gram

Cal or kcal

kilocalorie

cm2

square centimetre

cm

centimetre

dm2

square decimetre

g

gram

gN/kg

gram of nitrogen/kilogram

Gy

Gray

J

joule

kg

kilogram

kGy

kiloGray

kJ

kilojoule

kPa

kilopascal

L or l

litre

M

Molar concentration

mg

milligram

mg/kg

milligram/kilogram

milliequiv

milliequivalent

MJ

Megajoule

mL or ml

millilitre

m/m

mass per mass

mm

millimetre

mmol

millimole

mOsm

milliosmoles

nm

nanometre

Osm

osmoles

Pa

pascal

ppm

parts per million

µg or mcg

microgram

µg/kg

microgram/kilogram

µL or ml

microlitre

µm

micrometre

 

9             Prohibition on addition of nutritive substances to food

 

Nutritive substances must not be added to food unless expressly permitted in this Code.

 

9A          Certain substances not nutritive substances

 

Inulin-type fructans are taken not to be nutritive substances.

 

10           Addition of ‘other foods’

 

(1)           A reference to the addition or use of ‘other foods’ in the composition of a food for which a standard is prescribed is not a permission for the addition or use of a nutritive substance, vitamin, mineral, processing aid or food additive in the food.

 

(2)           A reference to the addition or use of ‘foods’ in Part 1.3 of this Code, is not a permission for the addition of a nutritive substance, vitamin, mineral, processing aid or food additive to a food.

 

(3)           In cases where no specific foods are authorised for addition in a standard, any other food or anything that may be lawfully added to that food may be added.

 

(4)           Compositional requirements for a food apply to the final food irrespective of any presence or permission to add other foods.

 


 

11           Prohibition on altering labels

 

(1)           Subject to subclause (2), the label on package of food must not be altered, removed, erased, obliterated or obscured except with the permission of the relevant authority.

 

(2)           A package of food may be relabelled by placing a new label over the incorrect one provided that the new label is not able to be removed so that the incorrect information is visible.

 

12           Modification of prescribed statements

 

A statement or information which is required by this Code or the relevant Act to be included in a label or advertisement for food, may include words which modify that statement or information provided that those words do not contradict, or detract from the intended effect of, the required statement or information.

 

13           Application of labelling provisions to advertising

 

Advertisements for food must not contain any statement, information, designs or representations which are prohibited by this Code from being included in a label for that food.

 

14           Interpretation of definitions

 

Where a definition for a food in this Code contains a reference to the composition of the food, the definition is to be taken as a –

 

(a)          substantive requirement for the composition of the food; and

(b)          standard for the composition of the food.

 

15           Phytosterols, phytostanols and their esters

 

(1)           A reference in this Code to phytosterols, phytostanols and their esters is a reference to a substance which meets a specification for phytosterols, phytostanols and their esters in Standard 1.3.4.

 

(2)           In this Code, total plant sterol equivalents content means the sum of –

 

(a)          phytosterols; and

(b)          phytostanols; and

(c)          phytosterols and phytostanols following hydrolysis of any phytosterol esters and phytostanol esters.

 

16           Citation of the United States Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)

 

(1)           In this Code, a reference to the Code of Federal Regulations, or CFR, is a reference to the 2012 compilation of the United States Code of Federal Regulations.

 

(2)           In this Code, the Code of Federal Regulations is cited in the following format –

 

[title number] CFR § [section number]

 


 

Schedule

 

Permitted Forms of Recommended Dietary

Intakes (RDIs) and Estimated Safe and Adequate Daily Dietary Intakes (ESADDIs) for Vitamins and Minerals

 

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Column 4

Vitamin or Mineral

Permitted Forms

RDI (unless stated otherwise)

RDI (unless stated otherwise) for children aged 1 – 3 years

Vitamins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vitamin A

Retinol Forms

Vitamin A (retinol)

Vitamin A acetate (retinyl acetate)

Vitamin A palmitate (retinyl palmitate)

Vitamin A propionate (retinyl propionate)

 

Carotenoid Forms

beta-apo-8-carotenal

beta -carotene-synthetic carotenes-natural

beta -apo-8-carotenoic acid ethyl ester

750 µg retinol equivalents1

300 µg retinol equivalents1

 

 

 

 

Thiamin (Vitamin B1)

Thiamin hydrochloride

Thiamin mononitrate

Thiamin monophosphate

1.1 mg thiamin

0.5 mg thiamin

 

 

 

 

Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)

Riboflavin

Riboflavin 5-phosphate sodium

1.7 mg riboflavin

 

0.8 mg riboflavin

 

 

 

 

Niacin

Niacinamide (nicotinamide)

Nicotinic acid

10 mg niacin2

5 mg niacin2

 

 

 

 

Folate

Folic acid

200 µg

100 µg

 

L-methyltetrahydrofolate, calcium

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vitamin B6

Pyridoxine hydrochloride

1.6 mg pyridoxine

0.7 mg pyridoxine

 

 

 

 

Vitamin B12

Cyanocobalamin

Hydroxocobalamin

2.0 µg cyanocobalamin

1.0 µg cyanocobalamin

 

 

 

 

Biotin

No permitted form specified

30 µg biotin (ESADDI)

8 µg biotin (ESADDI)

 

 

 

 

Pantothenic acid

Calcium pantothenate

Dexpanthenol

5.0 mg pantothenic acid (ESADDI)

2.0 mg pantothenic acid (ESADDI)

 

 

 

 

Vitamin C

L-ascorbic acid

Ascorbyl palmitate

Calcium ascorbate

Potassium ascorbate

Sodium ascorbate

40 mg in total of L-ascorbic acid and dehydroascorbic acid

30 mg in total of L-ascorbic acid and dehydroascorbic acid

 

 

 

 

Vitamin D

Vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol)

Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol)

10 µg cholecalciferol3

5 µg cholecalciferol3

 

 

 

 

 


Schedule

 

Permitted Forms of Recommended Dietary

Intakes (RDIs) and Estimated Safe and Adequate Daily Dietary Intakes (ESADDIs) for Vitamins and Minerals (continued)

 

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Column 4

Vitamin or Mineral

Permitted Forms

RDI (unless stated otherwise)

RDI (unless stated otherwise) for children aged 1 – 3 years

Vitamin E

dl-alpha-tocopherol

d-alpha -tocopherol concentrate

Tocopherols concentrate, mixed

d-alpha -tocopheryl acetate

dl-alpha -tocopheryl acetate

d-alpha -tocopheryl acetate concentrate

d-alpha -tocopheryl acid succinate

10 mg alpha -tocopherol equivalents4

5 mg alpha -tocopherol equivalents4

 

 

 

 

Vitamin K

No permitted form specified

80 µg phylloquinone (ESADDI)

15 µg phylloquinone (ESADDI)

 

 

 

 

Minerals

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Calcium

Calcium carbonate

Calcium chloride

Calcium chloride, anhydrous

Calcium chloride solution

Calcium citrate

Calcium gluconate

Calcium glycerophosphate

Calcium lactate

Calcium oxide

Calcium phosphate, dibasic

Calcium phosphate, monobasic

Calcium phosphate, tribasic

Calcium sodium lactate

Calcium sulphate

800 mg calcium

700 mg calcium

 

 

 

 

Chromium

No permitted form specified

200 µg chromium (ESADDI)

60 µg chromium (ESADDI)

 

 

 

 

Copper

No permitted form specified

3.0 mg copper (ESADDI)

0.8 mg copper (ESADDI)

 

 

 

 

 


Schedule

 

Permitted Forms of Recommended Dietary

Intakes (RDIs) and Estimated Safe and Adequate Daily Dietary Intakes (ESADDIs) for Vitamins and Minerals (continued)

 

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Column 4

Vitamin or Mineral

Permitted Forms

RDI (unless stated otherwise)

RDI (unless stated otherwise) for children aged 1 – 3 years

Iron

 

Ferric ammonium citrate, brown or green

Ferric ammonium phosphate

Ferric citrate

Ferric hydroxide

Ferric phosphate

Ferric pyrophosphate

Ferric sodium edetate (This form of iron is not permitted to be added to breakfast cereals, as purchased under  Standard 1.3.2 and to formulated supplementary foods for young children as regulated in Standard 2.9.3.)

Ferric sulphate (iron III sulphate)

Ferrous carbonate

Ferrous citrate

Ferrous fumarate

Ferrous gluconate

Ferrous lactate

Ferrous succinate

Ferrous sulphate (iron II sulphate)

Ferrous sulphate, dried

Iron, reduced (ferrum reductum)

12 mg iron

 

6 mg iron

 

 

 

 

 

Iodine

Potassium iodate

Potassium iodide

Sodium iodate

Sodium iodide

150 µg iodine

70 µg iodine

 

 

 

 

Magnesium

Magnesium carbonate

Magnesium chloride

Magnesium gluconate

Magnesium oxide

Magnesium phosphate, dibasic

Magnesium phosphate, tribasic

Magnesium sulphate

320 mg magnesium

80 mg magnesium

 

 

 

 

Manganese

No permitted form specified

5.0 mg manganese (ESADDI)

1.5 mg manganese (ESADDI)

 

 

 

 

Molybdenum

No permitted form specified

250 µg molybdenum (ESADDI)

50 µg molybdenum (ESADDI)

 

 

 

 

 


Schedule

 

Permitted Forms of Recommended Dietary

Intakes (RDIs) and Estimated Safe and Adequate Daily Dietary Intakes (ESADDIs) for Vitamins and Minerals (continued)

 

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Column 4

Vitamin or Mineral

Permitted Forms

RDI (unless stated otherwise)

RDI (unless stated otherwise) for children aged 1 – 3 years

Phosphorus

Calcium phosphate, dibasic

Calcium phosphate, monobasic

Calcium phosphate, tribasic

Bone phosphate

Magnesium phosphate, dibasic

Magnesium phosphate, tribasic

Calcium glycerophosphate

Potassium glycerophosphate

Phosphoric acid

Potassium phosphate, dibasic

Potassium phosphate, monobasic

Sodium phosphate, dibasic

1000 mg phosphorus

500 mg phosphorus

 

 

 

 

Selenium

Seleno methionine

Sodium selenate

Sodium selenite

70 µg selenium

25 µg selenium

 

 

 

 

Zinc

Zinc acetate

Zinc chloride

Zinc gluconate

Zinc lactate

Zinc oxide

Zinc sulphate

12 mg zinc

4.5 mg zinc

 

FOOTNOTES TO SCHEDULE

 

1                 Calculation of retinol equivalents for carotenoid form of vitamin A.

 

Carotenoid Form

Conversion Factor

(µg/1 µg retinol equivalents)

beta-apo-8-carotenal

12

beta-carotene-synthetic

6

Carotenes-natural

12

beta-apo-8-carotenoic acid ethyl ester

12

 

2                 This figure represents the proportion of the RDI provided by pre-formed niacin in foods and excludes the niacin provided from the conversion of the amino acid tryptophan.

 

3                 Recommended daily oral intake as a supplement, for those Australians not exposed to sunlight.  Because of the major role of sunlight in determining vitamin D status, a RDI for vitamin D was not developed for the Australian population.

 

4                 Calculation of alpha-tocopherol equivalents for vitamin E.


 

Vitamin E Form

Conversion Factor

(µg/1 µg

alpha-tocopherol equivalents)

dl-alpha-tocopherol

1.36

d-alpha-tocopherol concentrate

*

Tocopherols concentrate, mixed

*

d-alpha-tocopherol acetate

1.10

dl-alpha-tocopherol acetate

1.49

d-alpha-tocopherol acetate concentrate

*

d-alpha-tocopherol acid succinate

1.23

 

*Conversion factor determined by composition of the form of Vitamin E.


 

Amendment History

 

The Amendment History provides information about each amendment to the Standard. The information includes commencement or cessation information for relevant amendments.

 

These amendments are made under section 92 of the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 unless otherwise indicated. Amendments do not have a specific date for cessation unless indicated as such.

 

About this compilation

 

This is a compilation of Standard 1.1.1 as in force on 1 August 2013 (up to Amendment No. 142). It includes any commenced amendment affecting the compilation to that date.

 

Prepared by Food Standards Australia New Zealand on 1 August 2013.

 

Uncommenced amendments or provisions ceasing to have effect

 

To assist stakeholders, the effect of any uncommenced amendments or provisions which will cease to have effect, may be reflected in the Standard as shaded boxed text with the relevant commencement or cessation date. These amendments will be reflected in a compilation registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments including or omitting those amendments and provided in the Amendment History once the date is passed.

 

 

The following abbreviations may be used in the table below:

 

ad = added or inserted                                          am = amended

exp = expired or ceased to have effect                  rep = repealed

rs = repealed and substituted

 

Standard 1.1.1 was published in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette No. P 30 on 20 December 2000 as part of Amendment 53 (F2008B00599 - 29 September 2008) and has been amended as follows:

 

Clause affected

A’ment No.

FRLI registration

Gazette

Commencement

(Cessation)

How affected

Description of amendment

Purpose

88

F2006L03270

5 Oct 2006

FSC30

5 Oct 2006

 

5 Oct 2006

am

References to the Food Acts in certain jurisdictions in the Editorial Note.

Table of Provs

 

115

F2010L00803

8 April 2010

FSC57

8 April 2010

8 April 2010

rep

Reflect deletion of division headings.

Table of Provs

124

F2011L01450

8 Jul y2011

FSC66

11 July 2011

11 July 2011

rs

Food Act references in Editorial note preceding the Table of Provisions.

Table of Provs

124

F2011L01450

8 Jul y2011

FSC66

11 July 2011

 

11 July 2011

ad

Consequential amendment as new clause 16.

Divisions

115

F2010L00803

8 April 2010

FSC57

8 April 2010

 

8 April 2010

rep

Division headings.

1

61

F2008B00800

19 Dec 2008

FSC3

28 June 2002

28 June 2002

ad

Stock-in-trade provisions to commence on 20 December 2002.

1

78

F2005L01246

26 May 2005

FSC20

26 May 2005

26 May 2005

rep

References to the New Zealand Food Regulations (1984).

1

88

F2006L03270

5 Oct 2006

FSC30

5 Oct 2006

5 Oct 2006

am

References to food products manufactured or produced prior to 20 December 2003, which are no longer applicable.

1(1)

124

F2011L01450

8 Jul y2011

FSC66

11 July 2011

11 July 2011

am

Clause.

1(4)-(7)

72

F2008B00819

24 Dec 2008

FSC14

20 May 2004

20 May 2004

am, ad

To take account of wine which is labelled with a 2002 vintage date or earlier and to insert a new subclause 1(7).

1(5)

101

F2008L03058

14 Aug 2008

FSC43

14 Aug 2008

14 Aug 2008

rep

Editorial note.

1(6)

138

F2013L00050

14 Jan 2013

FSC80

18 Jan 2013

 

18 Jan 2013

ad

Reference to Standard 1.1A.6.

2

60

F2008B00798

19 Dec 2008

FSC2

20 June 2012

20 June 2002

Ad, am

Definition of ‘category of ingredients’, and amend the definition of ‘warning statement’.

2

62

F2008B00807

19 Dec 2008

FSC4

17 Sept 2002

17 Sept 2002

rs

Definition of ‘warning statement’.

2

67

F2008B00814

24 Dec 2008

FSC9

31 July 2003

31 July 2003

am

Typographical error.

2

78

F2005L01246

26 May 2005

FSC20

26 May 2005

26 May 2005

am

Definitions of ‘Code’ and ‘warning statement’.

2

88

F2006L03270

5 Oct 2006

FSC30

5 Oct 2006

5 Oct 2006

am

References.

2

88

F2006L03270

5 Oct 2006

FSC30

5 Oct 2006

5 Oct 2006

rep

Editorial note as the document it references has been rescinded.

2

100

F2008L02396

10 July 2008

FSC42

10 July 2008

10 July 2008

ad

Definition of ‘hamper’ and related editorial note and definition of ‘handling’. Editorial note related to definition of ‘fund raising event’.

2

100

F2008L02396

10 July 2008

FSC42

10 July 2008

10 July 2008

am

Definition of ‘package’.

2

103

F2008L03741

9 Oct 2008

FSC45

9 Oct 2008

9 Oct 2008

am

Definitions of ‘Code’ and ‘code number’.

2

105

F2009L00076

15 Jan 2009

FSC47

15 Jan 2009

15 Jan 2009

ad

Definitions of ‘galacto-oligosaccharides’ and ‘inulin-derived substances’.

2

123

F2011L00857

25 May 2011

FSC65

26 May 2011

26 May 2011

ad

Definition of ‘egg product’ to take effect on 26 November 2012.

2

124

F2011L01450

8 Jul y2011

FSC66

11 July 2011

11 July 2011

rep

Definition of ‘Australian Approved Names List’.

2

124

F2011L01450

8 Jul y2011

FSC66

11 July 2011

11 July 2011

rs

Definition of ‘fund raising event’ and following Editorial note.

2

124

F2011L01450

8 Jul y2011

FSC66

11 July 2011

11 July 2011

ad

Definition of ‘Good Manufacturing Practice’.

2

 

124

F2011L01450

8 Jul y2011

FSC66

11 July 2011

11 July 2011

am

Definition ‘component’.

2

123

F2011L00857

25 May 2011

FSC65

26 May 2011

26 May 2011

ad

Definition of ‘egg product’ to take effect on 26 November 2012.

2

132

F2012L01341

26 June 2012

FSC74

28 June 2012

28 June 2012

ad

Definitions of ‘food for special medical purposes’, ‘small package’ and ‘transportation outer’, and to amend the definition of ‘warning statement’ to take effect on 28 June 2014.

2

138

F2013L00050

14 Jan 2013

FSC80

18 Jan 2013

18 Jan 2013

am

Definition of ‘claim’.

2

139

F2012L01341

26 June 2013

as am by

F2013L00250

21 Feb 2013

FSC81

21 Feb 2013

21 Feb 2013

am

To bring forward the commencement date for the definitions of ‘food for special medical purposes’, ‘small package’ and ‘transportation outer’ and amended definition for ‘warning statement’, as well as the insertion of an entry for Megajoule, from 28 June 2014 to 21 February 2013.

2

142

F2013L01465

30 July 2013

FSC84

1 Aug 2013

 

1 Aug 2013

rs

Definition of ‘inulin-derived  substances’ replaced with ‘inulin-type fructans’.

5

78

F2005L01246

26 May 2005

FSC20

26 May 2005

26 May 2005

am

Legal status of Commentaries and Editorial notes.

5(1)-(2)

103

F2008L03741

9 Oct 2008

FSC45

9 Oct 2008

 

9 Oct 2008

am

References to documents which are not legally binding.

Table to clause 8

132

F2012L01341

26 June 2012

FSC74

28 June 2012

28 June 2012

ad

Entry for Megajoule to take effect on 28 June 2014.

Table to clause 8

136

F2012L02175

14 Nov 2012

FSC78

15 Nov 2012

15 Nov 2012

am

Entry for Gray.

Table to clause 8

136

F2012L02175

14 Nov 2012

FSC78

15 Nov 2012

15 Nov 2012

ad

New entry for KiloGray.

Table to clause 8

139

F2012L01341

26 June 2013

as am by

F2013L00250

21 Feb 2013

FSC81

21 Feb 2013

21 Feb 2013

am

To bring forward the commencement date for the definitions of ‘food for special medical purposes’, ‘small package’ and ‘transportation outer’ and amended definition for ‘warning statement’, as well as the insertion of an entry for Megajoule, from 28 June 2014 to 21 February 2013.

 

9A

105

F2009L00076

15 Jan 2009

FSC47

15 Jan 2009

15 Jan 2009

ad

Consequential amendment arising from the new definitions in clause 2.

9A

142

30 July 2013

F2013L01465

FSC84

1 Aug 2013

 

1 Aug 2013

am

Consequential relating to amendment to the definition of ‘inulin-derived  substances’.

15

88

F2006L03270

5 Oct 2006

FSC30

5 Oct 2006

5 Oct 2006

ad

New clause to afford a substantive status to definitions relating to phytosterols, phytostanols and their esters.

15

115

8 Apr 2010

F2010L00803

FSC57 8 April 2010

8 April 2010

ad

Reference to phytosterols, phytostanols and their esters.

16

124

F2011L01450

8 Jul y2011

FSC66

11 July 2011

11 July 2011

ad

New clause relating to United States Code of Federal Regulations.

16(1)

135

F2012L02014

10 Oct 2012

FSC77

11 Oct 2012

 

11 Oct 2012

am

Reference.

Schedule

89

F2006L03647

9 Nov 2006

FSC31

9 Nov 2006

9 Nov 2006

am

Entries for pantothenic acid and selenium.

Schedule

101

F2008L03058

14 Aug 2008

FSC43

14 Aug 2008

 

14 Aug 2008

ad

New forms of folate and iron.