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Food Standards as made
This instrument includes new Standard 2.6.1 in the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code. The current Standard with the same number will be repealed on 1 March 2016 under new Standard 5.1.1.
Administered by: Health
Exempt from sunsetting by the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 s 94, Legislation Act 2003 s 54(1)
Made 25 Mar 2015
Registered 31 Mar 2015
Tabled HR 12 May 2015
Tabled Senate 11 May 2015

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Food Standards (Proposal P1025 – Code Revision) Variation

 

 

The Board of Food Standards Australia New Zealand gives notice of the making of this standard under section 92 of the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991. The Standard commences on 1 March 2016.

 

Dated 25 March 2015

Standards Management Officer

Delegate of the Board of Food Standards Australia New Zealand

 

 

 

 

 

Note: 

 

This Standard will be published in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette No. FSC 96 on 10 April 2015.

 


Standard 2.6.1       Fruit juice and vegetable juice

Note 1        This instrument is a standard under the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 (Cth). The standards together make up the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code. See also section 1.1.1—3.

Note 2        The provisions of the Code that apply in New Zealand are incorporated in, or adopted under, the Food Act 2014 (NZ). See also section 1.1.1—3.

2.6.1—1               Name

                            This Standard is Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Standard 2.6.1 – Fruit juice and vegetable juice.

                                      Note    Commencement:
This Standard commences on 1 March 2016, being the date specified as the commencement date in notices in the Gazette and the New Zealand Gazette under section 92 of the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 (Cth). See also section 93 of that Act.

2.6.1—2               Definitions

Note           In this Code (see section 1.1.2—3):

                                      fruit juice means juice made from a fruit.

                                      juice:

                                                  (a)        means the liquid portion, with or without pulp, obtained from:

                                                               (i)         a fruit or a vegetable; or

                                                               (ii)        in the case of citrus fruit, other than lime—the endocarp only of the fruit; and

                                                  (b)        includes a product that results from concentrating juice and then reconstituting it with water.

                                      juice blend means a blend of more than one juice (including a blend of one or more fruit juices and one or more vegetable juices).

                                      vegetable juice means juice made from a vegetable.

2.6.1—3               Requirement for food sold as fruit juice or vegetable juice

                   (1)      A food that is sold as fruit juice or as the juice of a specified fruit or fruits must be fruit juice or a blend of fruit juices, and may contain any of the following additional ingredients:

                            (a)      no more than 40 g/kg of sugars;

                            (b)      salt;

                            (c)      herbs and spices.

                   (2)      A food that is sold as vegetable juice or as the juice of a specified vegetable or vegetables must be vegetable juice, or a blend of vegetable juices, and may contain any of the following additional ingredients:

                            (a)      sugars;

                            (b)      salt;

                            (c)      herbs and spices.

2.6.1—4               Name and percentage by volume of juices in juice blend

                            For the labelling provisions, the name and percentage of each juice in juice blend is not required for orange juice which contains no more than 10% in total of:

                            (a)      mandarin juice; or

                            (b)      tangelo juice; or

                            (c)      mandarin juice and tangelo juice.

                                      Note    The labelling provisions are set out in Standard 1.2.1.

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