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Food Standards as made
This instrument includes new Schedule 9 in the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.
Administered by: Health
Exempt from sunsetting by the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 s 94, Legislation Act 2003 s54(1)
Made 25 Mar 2015
Registered 02 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.

 


Schedule 9             Mandatory advisory statements

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.

                   Standard 1.2.3 is a standard for the information requirements relating to warning statements, advisory statements and declarations. Standard 2.9.5 contains similar information requirements for food for special medical purposes. This Standard lists mandatory advisory statements for subsection 1.2.3—2(1) and paragraph 2.9.5—10(2)(a).

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.

S9—1                  Name

                            This Standard is Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Schedule 9 – Mandatory advisory statements.

                                      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.

S9—2                  Mandatory advisory statements

                            For subsection 1.2.3—2(1) and paragraph 2.9.5—10(2)(a), the table is:

Mandatory advisory statements

Item

Column 1

Column 2

 

Food

Advisory statement indicating that …

1

(a)    Bee pollen.

(b)    A food containing bee pollen as an ingredient.

the product contains bee pollen which can cause severe allergic reactions.

2

(a)    A cereal-based beverage that contains less than 3% m/m protein.

(b)    An evaporated or dried product made from cereals that, when reconstituted as a beverage according to directions for direct consumption, contains less than 3% m/m protein.

the product is not suitable as a complete milk replacement for children under 5 years.

3

(a)    A cereal-based beverage that contains:

(i)     no less than 3% m/m protein; and

(ii)    no more than 2.5% m/m fat.

(b)    An evaporated or dried product made from cereals that, when reconstituted as a beverage according to directions for direct consumption, contains:

(i)     no less than 3% m/m protein; and

(ii)    no more than 2.5% m/m fat.

(c)    Milk, or an analogue beverage made from soy, that contains no more than 2.5% m/m fat.

(d)    Evaporated milk, dried milk, or an equivalent product made from soy, that, when reconstituted as a beverage according to directions for direct consumption, contains no more than 2.5% m/m fat.

the product is not suitable as a complete milk food for children under 2 years.

4

A food that contains aspartame or aspartame-acesulphame salt.

the food contains phenylalanine.

5

A food that contains quinine.

the food contains quinine.

6

A food that contains guarana or extracts of guarana.

the food contains caffeine.

7

A food that contains added phytosterols, phytostanols or their esters.

 

(a)    when consuming this product, it should be consumed as part of a healthy diet; and

(b)    the product may not be suitable for children under 5 years and pregnant or lactating women; and

(c)    plant sterols do not provide additional benefits when consumed in excess of 3 grams per day.

8

(a)    A cola beverage that contains added caffeine.

(b)    A food that contains a cola beverage that also contains added caffeine as an ingredient.

the product contains caffeine.

9

(a)    Propolis.

(b)    A food that contains propolis as an ingredient.

the product contains propolis which can cause severe allergic reactions.

10

Unpasteurised egg products.

the product is unpasteurised.

11

(a)    Unpasteurised milk.

(b)    Unpasteurised liquid milk products.

the product has not been pasteurised.

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