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The instrument varies standards in the revised Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code (Standard 1.2.7 - F2015L00394, Schedule 4 - F2015L00474)
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 03 Dec 2015
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Feb-2016
Tabled Senate02-Feb-2016
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Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003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 (P1038 – Vitamin & Mineral Claims & Sodium Claims about Food 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 Standard commences on the date specified in clause 2 of the variation.

 

30 November 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 101 on 7 December 2015.

 


 

1             Name of instrument

 

This instrument is the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Transitional Variation 2015 (P1038 – Vitamin & Mineral Claims & Sodium Claims about Food containing Alcohol).

 

2             Commencement

 

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

 

3             Variation of Standards

 

The Schedule varies a Standard and a Schedule of the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.

Schedule

 

[1]           Standard 1.2.7 is varied by deleting subsections 1.2.7—4(1) and (2), substituting

                            A *nutrition content claim or *health claim must not be made about:

                            (a)      kava; or

                            (b)      an infant formula product; or

                            (c)      a food that contains more than 1.15% alcohol by volume, other than a *nutrition content claim about:

                                      (i)       energy content, carbohydrate content or gluten content; or

                                      (ii)      salt or sodium content about a food that is not a beverage.

[2]           Schedule 4 is varied by

 

[2.1]        inserting the following at the beginning of section S4—2

                            In this Schedule:

maximum claimable amount means the maximum claimable amount as prescribed by section 1.3.2—4 or 1.3.2—5.

reference quantity means the reference quantity specified for the food in the Table to section S17—4.

[2.2]        deleting Column 2 of the entry for “Vitamin or mineral (not including potassium or sodium)” from the table to section S4—3, and substituting

 


 

(a)    The vitamin or mineral is mentioned in Column 1 of the table to section S1—2 or S1—3; and

(b)    a serving of the food contains at least 10% *RDI or *ESADDI for that vitamin or mineral; and

(c)    a claim is not for more of the particular vitamin or mineral than the amount permitted by section 1.3.2—4 or 1.3.2—5; and

(d)    the food is not any of the following:

(i)     a formulated caffeinated beverage;

(ii)    food for infants;

(iii)   a formulated meal replacement;

(iv)   a formulated supplementary food;

(v)    a formulated supplementary sports food.

Paragraph (b) does not apply where:

(i)     a maximum claimable amount applies in relation to the mineral or vitamin; and

(ii)    the serving size is less than the reference quantity; and

(iii)   the reference quantity contains at least 10% *RDI or *ESADDI for the vitamin or mineral; and

(iv)   the maximum claimable amount is less than 10% *RDI or *ESADDI per serving.

For food for infants, the food satisfies the condition for making a claim under subsection 2.9.2—10(2).

 

 

For a formulated meal replacement, the food meets the condition for making a claim under subsection 2.9.3—4(2).

 

 

For a formulated supplementary food, the food meets the conditions for making a claim under subsection 2.9.3—6(2).

 

 

For a formulated supplementary food for young children, the food meets the conditions for making a claim under 2.9.3—8(2).