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This instrument makes a new Standard 2.3.1 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 The current Standard with the same number will be repealed on 1 March 2016 under new Standard 5.1.1.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 01 Apr 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 2.3.1       Fruit and vegetables

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.

2.3.1—1               Name

                            This Standard is Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Standard 2.3.1 – Fruit and vegetables.

                                      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.

2.3.1—2               Definitions

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

                                      fruit and vegetables means any of fruit, vegetables, nuts, spices, herbs, fungi, legumes and seeds.

Note           In Standards 1.2.7 and 1.2.8 the separate terms fruit and vegetable have different definitions and do not include nuts, spices, herbs, fungi, legumes and seeds.

2.3.1—3               Requirement for food sold as fruit and vegetables in brine, etc

                   (1)      A food that is fruit and vegetables in brine, oil, vinegar or water must not have a pH greater than 4.6.

                   (2)      Subsection (1) does not apply to commercially canned fruit and vegetables.

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