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The instrument varies the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code to permit a lower protein minimum in milk-based follow-on formula and retain the current minimum for all other follow-on formulas with the exception of follow-on formula for special dietary use based on a protein substitute.
Administered by: Health
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation Act 2003 s 54(1)
Registered 05 Dec 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR04-Feb-2020
Tabled Senate04-Feb-2020
Date of repeal 06 Dec 2019
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

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Food Standards (Application A1173 – Minimum protein in follow-on formula) Variation

 

 

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 3 of this variation.

 

Dated 28 November 2019

 

Joanna Richards

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 129 on 5 December 2019. This means that this date is the gazettal date for the purposes of clause 3 of the variation.

 


 

 

1             Name

This instrument is the Food Standards (Application A1173 – Minimum protein in follow-on formula) Variation.

2             Variation to a standard in the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code

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

3             Commencement

The variation commences on the date of gazettal.

Schedule

[1]           Standard 2.9.1 is varied by

[1.1]        omitting paragraph 2.9.19(2)(b), substituting

                            (b)      the following protein content:

                                      (i)       for a milk-based follow-on formula—a protein content of no less than 0.38 g/100 kJ and no more than 1.3 g/100 kJ; and

                                      (ii)      for all other follow-on formulas—a protein content of no less than 0.45 g/100 kJ and no more than 1.3 g/100 kJ;

[1.2]      inserting after subsection 2.9.1—9(2)

 

                                      Note    Section 2.9.1—15 sets the protein content for infant formula and follow-on formula that are for special dietary use based on a *protein substitute.