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This instrument amends the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code - Standard 1.1.2 – Definitions used throughout the Code; Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code - Standard 1.2.7 – Nutrition, health and related Claims; Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code - 1.2.8 – Nutrition information requirements.
Administered by: Health
Exempt from sunsetting by the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 s 94, Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(1)
Registered 01 Sep 2015
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR07-Sep-2015
Tabled Senate07-Sep-2015
Date of repeal 02 Mar 2016
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003

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Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code Transitional Variation 2015 (Proposal P1035 – Gluten Claims about Foods containing Alcohol)

 

 

The Board of Food Standards Australia New Zealand gives notice of the making of this variation under section 92 of the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991.  The variation commences on the date specified in clause 2 of the variation.

 

Dated 28 August 2015

Standards Management Officer

Delegate of the Board of Food Standards Australia New Zealand

 

 

 

 

 

Note: 

 

This variation will be published in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette No. FSC 99 on 3 September 2015.

 


 

1             Name of instrument

            

This instrument is the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Transitional Variation 2015 (Proposal P1035 – Gluten Claims about Foods containing Alcohol).

 

2             Commencement

 

This instrument commences on 1 March 2016 immediately after the commencement of Standard 5.1.1 – Revocation and transitional provisions — 2014 Revision.

 

3             Variation to Standards in the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code

 

The Schedule varies Standards in the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.

 

Schedule

 

[1]           Standard 1.1.2 is varied by

 

[1.1]        omitting subparagraph (b)(ii) of the definition of claim requiring nutrition information in subsection 1.1.2—2(3) and substituting

                                      “(ii)     an endorsement; or

                                      (iii)     a *prescribed beverage gluten free claim.”

 

[1.2]        inserting in subsection 1.1.2—2(3) in the appropriate alphabetical position 

prescribed beverage means:

                            (a)      a *standardised alcoholic beverage; or

                            (b)      a beverage containing no less than 0.5% alcohol by volume.”

prescribed beverage gluten free claim means a nutrition content claim in relation to the gluten content of a *prescribed beverage that uses the descriptor ‘free’ in conjunction with gluten, or a synonym of that descriptor.”

[2]           Standard 1.2.7 is varied by omitting from section 1.2.7—4 “energy content or carbohydrate content”, and substituting “energy content, carbohydrate content or gluten content”

 

[3]           Standard 1.2.8 is varied by omitting the definition of claim requiring nutrition information from the first Note to section 1.2.8—4 and substituting

                                      “claim requiring nutrition information:

                                                  (a)        means:

                                                               (i)         a nutrition content claim; or

                                                               (ii)        a health claim; and

                                                  (b)        does not include:

                                                               (i)         a declaration that is required by an application Act; or

                                                               (ii)        an endorsement; or

                                                               (iii)       a *prescribed beverage gluten free claim.”