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Food Standards as amended, taking into account amendments up to Food Standards (Proposal P1043 – Code Revision (2016)) Variation
Administered by: Health
Registered 13 Apr 2017
Start Date 13 Apr 2017

Standard 2.5.7       Dried milk, evaporated milk and condensed milk

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        In Australia, dairy products must be processed in accordance with Standard 4.2.4.

2.5.7—1               Name

                            This Standard is Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Standard 2.5.7 – Dried milk, evaporated milk and condensed milk.

                                      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.

2.5.7—2               Definitions

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

                                      adjusted milk, in relation to condensed milk, dried milk or evaporated milk, means milk:

                                                  (a)        that is to be used to make the product concerned; and

                                                  (b)        to which milk components have been added, or from which they have been withdrawn, in order for the product to comply with requirements of Standard 2.5.7; and

                                                  (c)        that has the same whey protein to casein ratio as the original milk.

                                      condensed milk means:

                                                  (a)        a food obtained by the partial removal of water from milk or adjusted milk, with the addition of sugars, and the possible addition of salt or water; or

                                                  (b)        a food of the same composition obtained by any other process.

                                      dried milk means a powdered food obtained by the partial removal of water from milk or adjusted milk.

                                      evaporated milk means:

                                                  (a)        a food obtained by the partial removal of water by heat from milk or adjusted milk, with the possible addition of one or more of the following:

                                                               (i)         salt;

                                                               (ii)        water; or

                                                  (b)        a food of the same composition obtained by any other process.

2.5.7—3               Requirement for food sold as condensed milk

                   (1)      A food that is sold as condensed milk must:

                            (a)      be condensed milk; and

                            (b)      contain no less than 34% m/m milk protein in milk solids non-fat.

                   (2)      A food that is sold as condensed whole milk and derived from cow’s milk must contain:

                            (a)      no less than 8% m/m milkfat; and

                            (b)      no less than 28% m/m milk solids.

                   (3)      A food that is sold as condensed skim milk and derived from cow’s milk must contain:

                            (a)      no more than 1% m/m milkfat; and

                            (b)      no less than 24% m/m milk solids.

2.5.7—4               Requirement for food sold as dried milk

                   (1)      A food that is sold as dried milk must:

                            (a)      be dried milk; and

                            (b)      contain no less than 34% m/m milk protein in milk solids non-fat.

                   (2)      A food that is sold as dried whole milk and derived from cow’s milk must contain:

                            (a)      no less than 26% m/m milkfat; and

                            (b)      no more than 5% m/m water.

                   (3)      A food that is sold as dried skim milk and derived from cow’s milk must contain:

                            (a)      no more than 1.5% m/m milkfat; and

                            (b)      no more than 5% m/m water.

2.5.7—5               Requirement for food sold as evaporated milk

                   (1)      A food that is sold as evaporated milk must:

                            (a)      be evaporated milk; and

                            (b)      contain no less than 34% m/m milk protein in milk solids non-fat.

                   (2)      A food that is sold as evaporated whole milk and derived from cow’s milk must contain:

                            (a)      no less than 7.5% m/m milkfat; and

                            (b)      no less than 25% m/m milk solids; and

                   (3)      A food that is sold as evaporated skim milk and derived from cow’s milk must contain:

                            (a)      no more than 1% m/m milkfat; and

                            (b)      no less than 20% m/m milk solids.

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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 compilation No. 1 of Standard 2.5.7 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 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 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

 

Standard 2.5.7 was published in the Food Standards Gazette No. FSC96 on 10 April 2015 as part of Amendment 154 (F2015L00425 –- 31 March 2015) and has since been amended as follows:

 

Section affected

A’ment No.

FRL registration

Gazette

Commencement

(Cessation)

How affected

Description of amendment

2.5.7—5(1)

168

F2017L00414

11 April 2017

FSC110

13 April 2017

 

13 April 2017

 

rs

Subsection to correct grammatical error.