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Schedule 23           Prohibited plants and fungi

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.

                   Prohibited plants and fungi are regulated by paragraphs 1.1.1—10(5)(a) and (6)(e) and Standard 1.4.4. This Standard lists plants and fungi for the definition of prohibited plant or fungus in section 1.1.2—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.

S23—1                Name

                            This Standard is Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Schedule 23 – Prohibited plants and fungi.

                                      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.

S23—2                Prohibited plants and fungi

                            For paragraph (a) of the definition of prohibited plant or fungus in section 1.1.2—3, the plants and fungi are:

Prohibited plants and fungi

Species name

Common name

Abrus cantoniensis

 

Abrus precatorius

Jequirity seeds

Acokanthera schimperi

Arrow poison tree

Aconitum spp.

Aconite

Acorus calamus

Calamus oil

Adonis vernalis

False hellebore, Spring adonis

Aesculus hippocastanum

Horse chestnut, Buckeye

Alocasia macrorrhiza

Cunjevoi, Elephant ear, Kape, ‘Ape, Ta’amu

Alstonia constricta

Alstonia

Amanita muscaria

Agaricus, Fly agaric

Amanita spp.

Amanita Mushroom

Ammi visnaga

Bisnaga, Khella

Anadenanthera peregrina

Cohoba yope, Niopo

Anchusa officinalis

Bugloss

Apocynum androsaemifolium

Bitter root, Spreading dogbane

Apocynum cannabinum

Canadian hemp, Dogbane, Indian hemp

Areca catechu nut

Betel nut

Argyreia nervosa

Woolly morning glory

Aristolochia spp.

Birthwort, Snakeroot

Arnica spp.

Arnica

Atropa belladonna

Deadly nightshade, Dwale

Banisteriopsis spp.

Banisteria, Caapi

Borago officinalis

Borage

Brachyglottis spp.

Rangiora

Brunfelsia uniflora

Manaca, Mercury

Bryonia alba

European white bryony

Bryonia dioica

White bryony

Cacalia spp.

 

Calotropis spp.

Calotropis

Cannabis spp.

Hemp, Marijuana

Catha edulis

Khat, Chat

Catharanthus spp.

Periwinkle

Cestrum nocturnum

Queen of the night, Night blooming jessamine

Chelidonium majus

Common celandine, Greater celandine

Chenopodium ambrosioides

Wormseed, Mexican goosefoot, Pigweed, America wormseed

Cicuta virosa

Cowbane, European water hemlock

Clitocybe spp.

Fungi

Colchicum autumnale

Autumn crocus, Meadow saffron

Conium maculatum

Hemlock

Conocybe spp.

 

Convallaria majalis

Lily of the Valley

Copelandia spp.

Fungi

Coprinus atramentarius

Common ink cap

Coriaria spp.

Tutu, Tuupaakihi, Puuhou, Toot

Cornyocarpus laevigatus seed

Karaka kernel, New Zealand laurel

Coronilla spp.

Crown vetch

Cortinarius spp.

Fungi

Coryanthe yohimbe

Yohimbe

Crotolaria spp.

Crotolaria

Croton tiglium

Croton, Purging croton

Cycas media

Zamia palm

Cynoglossum officinale

Hound’s tongue, Beggar’s lice

Cytisus scoparius (see Sarothamnus scoparius)

 

Daphne spp.

Daphne, Mezereum, Spurge laurel

Datura stramonium

Jimson weed, Datura, Thornapple

Delphinium spp.

Larkspur, Stavesacre

Digitalis purpurea

Foxglove

Dryopteris filix-mas

Male fern

Duboisia spp.

Corkwood, Pituri

Echium plantagineum

Patterson’s curse, Salvation Jane

Echium vulgare

Viper’s bugloss

Entoloma sinuatus

Fungus

Ephedra sinica

Ma-huang

Erysimum canescens

 

Euonymus europaeus

Spindle tree, Skewer wood

Eupatorium rugosum

White snakeroot

Euphorbia spp.

Euphorbia, Milkweed, Spurge, Pennyroyal oil

Farfugium japonicum

 

Galanthus nivalis

Snowdrop

Galerina spp.

Fungi

Gelsemium sempervirens

Yellow Jessamine, Gelsemium

Gymnopilus spp.

Fungi

Gyromitra esculenta

False morel

Haemadictyon amazonica

Yage

Heliotropium spp.

Heliotrope

Helleborous niger

Black hellebore, Christmas rose

Hemerocallis fulva

Pale day lily

Hippomane mancinella

Manzanillo

Homeria breyniana (see Homeria collina)

 

Homeria collina

One-leaved cape tulip

Homeria miniata

Two-leaved cape tulip

Hydrastis canadensis

Goldenseal root or its extract

Hydnocarpus anthelmentica

Chalmoogra seed

Hyoscyamus niger

Black henbane, Stinking nightshade

Hypholoma fasciculare

Sulphur tuft

Ilex aquifolium

Holly, English holly

Inocybe spp.

Fungi

Ipomoea burmanni

Morning glory

Ipomoea hederacea

Morning glory

Ipomoea tricolor (see Ipomoea violacea)

 

Ipomoea violacea

Morning glory

Juniperus sabina oil

Savin oil

Kalmia latifolia

Calico bush, Mountain Laurel, Ivy Bush

Laburnum anagyroides

Laburnum, Golden chain, Golden rain, Bean tree

Lantana camara

Lantana

Laurelia nova-zelandiae

Pukatea

Lepiota morgani

Fungus

Lithospermum spp.

 

Lobelia inflata

Indian tobacco, Lobelia

Lophophora spp.

Peyote

Lycium ferocissimum

Boxthorn, African boxthorn

Mahonia aquifolium

Oregon grape or Mountain grape root or its extract

Mandragora officinarum

European mandrake

Manihot esculenta Crantz (other than Sweet Cassava)

Cassava

Melia azedarach

White cedar, Indian bead tree, Chinaberry

Menispermum canadense

Yellow parilla, Moonseed

Myoporum laetum

Ngaio, Kaio

Narcissus jonquille

Narcissus, Daffodil, Jonquil

Narcissus poeticus

Narcissus, Daffodil, Jonquil

Narcissus pseudonarcissus

Narcissus, Daffodil, Jonquil

Nerium oleander

Oleander

Nicotiana spp.

Tobacco

Oenanthe aquatica (see Oenanthe phellandrium)

 

Oenanthe phellandrium

Water fennel, Water dropwort

Omphalotus spp.

Fungi

Opuntia cylindrica

San Pedro cactus, Cane cactus

Panaeolus spp.

Fungi

Papaver bracteatum

Oriental poppy

Papaver somniferum (other than seeds)

Opium poppy

Pausinystalia yohimbe (see Coryanthe yohimbe)

 

Peganum harmala

Wild rue

Petasites spp.

Butterbur

Peumus boldus

Boldo

Phoradendron flavascens (see Viscum flavescens)

 

Phoradendron serotinum (see Viscum flavescens)

 

Phoradendron tomentosum (see Viscum flavescens)

 

Physostigma venenosum

Calabar bean, Ordeal bean

Phytolacca decandra

Red pokeweed, Poke root

Phytolacca americana (see Phytolacca decandra)

 

Phytolacca octandra

Inkweed, Red ink plant, Dyeberry

Pilocarpus spp.

 

Piptadenia macrocarpa

Cebil colorado, Cura pag

Piptadenia peregrina

Cohoba, Coxoba, Yoke

Pithomyces chartarum

Fungus

Pluteus spp.

Fungi

Podophyllum peltatum

American mandrake, Mayapple, Podophyllum

Prestonia amazonica (see Haemodictyon amazonica)

 

Prunus laurocerasus

Cherry laurel

Psoralea corylifolia

Malay tea

Psylocybe spp.

Fungi

Pteridium aquilinum

Bracken Fern

Pulmonaria spp.

Lungwort

Punica granatum stem and root bark

Pomegranate

Rauwolfia spp.

Devil pepper, Rauwolfia

Ricinus communis

Castor bean, Castor oil plant

Robinia pseudoacacia

Black locust, False acacia

Sanguinaria canadensis

Bloodroot, Bloodwort

Sarothamnus scoparius

Common broom

Scopolia carniolica

Scopolia

Senecio spp.

Ragwort

Solanum aviculare

Poroporo, Pooporo, Kohoho, Bullibulli

Solanum diflorum

False Jerusalem cherry

Solanum dulcamara

Bittersweet twigs, Blue bindweed, Woody nightshade, Nightshade

Solanum laciniatum (see Solanum aviculare)

 

Solanum linnaenum (see Solanum sodomeum)

 

Solanum nigrum

Black nightshade

Solanum pseudocapsicum

Jerusalem cherries

Solanum sodomeum

Apple of Sodom

Sophora microphylla

Kowhai

Sophora secundiflora

Mescal bean

Spartium junceum

Spanish broom

Spigela marilandica

Pinkroot, Worm grass

Strophanthus gratus

Strophanthus

Strophanthus kombe

Strophanthus

Stropharia cubensis

Fungus

Strychnos gautheriana

Hoang nan

Strychnos ignatii

Ignatious bean

Strychnos malaccensis (see Strychnos gautheriana)

 

Strychnos nux-vomica

Poison nut, Nux vomica

Symphytum asperum

Prickly comfrey

Symphytum officinale

Common comfrey

Symphytum x uplandicum

Russian comfrey

Tamus communis

Blackeye root, Black bryony

Taxus baccata

Yew, European yew, Common yew

Thevetia neriifolia (see Thevetia peruviana)

 

Thevetia peruviana

Snake nut

Trichodesma africana

 

Tricholoma muscarium

Fungus

Tussilago farfara

Coltsfoot

Veratrum spp.

Hellebore

Vinca spp.

Periwinkle

Virola sebifera

Cuajo negro, Camaticaro

Viscum album

European mistletoe berries

Viscum flavescens

American mistletoe

Xysmalobium undulatum

Uzara, Thornbush

Zamia integrifolia

Coonties, Florida arrowroot

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Amendment History

The Amendment History provides information about each amendment to the Schedule. 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 compilation No. 1 of Schedule 23 as in force on 13 April 2017 (up to Amendment No. 168). It includes any commenced amendment affecting the compilation to that date.

 

Prepared by Food Standards Australia New Zealand on 13 April 2017.

 

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 Schedule 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 Legislation 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

 

Schedule 23 was published in the Food Standards Gazette No. FSC96 on 10 April 2015 as part of Amendment 154 (F2015L00435 –- 1 April 2015) and has since been amended as follows:

 

Section affected

A’ment No.

FRL registration

Gazette

Commencement

(Cessation)

How affected

Description of amendment

Note 1 to Std

168

F2017L00414

11 April 2017

FSC110

13 April 2017

 

13 April 2017

am

Cross-reference.