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Food Standards as amended, taking into account amendments up to Food Standards (Proposal P1040 – Code Revision – Consequential & Corrective Amendments II) Variation
Administered by: Health
Registered 01 Mar 2016
Start Date 01 Mar 2016

Standard 2.7.4       Wine and wine product

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.

Note 3        For Australia, the Australian Grape and Wine Authority Act 2013 (Cth) is also relevant to the regulation of wine and geographical indications in relation to wine.

                   For New Zealand, the Wine Act 2003 (NZ) is also relevant to the regulation of wine, and the Geographical Indications (Wines and Spirits) Registration Act 2006 (NZ) is relevant to geographical indications in relation to wine.

2.7.4—1               Name

                            This Standard is Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Standard 2.7.4 – Wine and wine product.

                                      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.

2.7.4—2               Definitions

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

                                      wine means:

                                                  (a)        a food that is the product of the complete or partial fermentation of fresh grapes, or a mixture of that product and products derived solely from grapes; or

                                                  (b)        such a food with any of the following added during production:

                                                               (i)         grape juice and grape juice products;

                                                               (ii)        sugars;

                                                               (iii)       brandy or other spirit;

                                                               (iv)       water that is necessary to incorporate any substance permitted for use as a food additive or a processing aid.

                                      wine product means a food containing no less than 700 mL/L of wine, which has been formulated, processed, modified or mixed with other foods such that it is not wine.

2.7.4—3               Requirement for food sold as wine

                            A food that is sold as wine must be wine.

2.7.4—4               Requirement for food sold as wine product

                            A food that is sold as wine product must be wine product.

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Amendment History

The Amendment History provides information about each amendment to the Standard. The information includes commencement or cessation information for relevant amendments.

 

These amendments are made under section 92 of the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 unless otherwise indicated. Amendments do not have a specific date for cessation unless indicated as such.

 

About this compilation

 

This is a compilation of Standard 2.7.4 as in force on 1 March 2016 (up to Amendment No. 161). It includes any commenced amendment affecting the compilation to that date.

 

Prepared by Food Standards Australia New Zealand on 1 March 2016.

 

Uncommenced amendments or provisions ceasing to have effect

 

To assist stakeholders, the effect of any uncommenced amendments or provisions which will cease to have effect, may be reflected in the Standard as shaded boxed text with the relevant commencement or cessation date. These amendments will be reflected in a compilation registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments including or omitting those amendments and provided in the Amendment History once the date is passed.

 

 

The following abbreviations may be used in the table below:

 

ad = added or inserted                                          am = amended

exp = expired or ceased to have effect                  rep = repealed

rs = repealed and substituted

 

Standard 2.7.4 was published in the Food Standards Gazette No. FSC96 on 10 April 2015 as part of Amendment 154 (F2015L00391 –- 31 March 2015) and has since been amended as follows:

 

Section affected

A’ment No.

FRLI registration

Gazette

Commencement

(Cessation)

How affected

Description of amendment

Std heading

161

F2016L00120

18 Feb 2016

FSC103

22 Feb 2016

 

1 March 2016

 

am

Update reference to legislation in Note 3.