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This instrument varies the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Schedule 3 – Identity and purity and Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Schedule 18 – Processing aids.
Administered by: Health
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation Act 2003 s 54(1)
Registered 20 Feb 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR24-Feb-2020
Tabled Senate25-Feb-2020
Date of repeal 27 Feb 2020
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

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Food Standards (Application A1176 – Enzymatic production of Steviol Glycosides) 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 20 February 2020

 

 

 

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 132 on 26 February 2020. 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 A1176 – Enzymatic Production of Steviol Glycosides) Variation.

2             Variation to standards in the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code

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

3             Commencement

The variation commences on the date of gazettal.

Schedule

[1]           Schedule 3 is varied by

[1.1]        omitting subsection S3—35(1), substituting

                   (1)      In this section:

prescribed rebaudiosides are:

                            (a)      rebaudioside D;

                            (b)      rebaudioside M; and

                            (c)      rebaudioside AM.

                            rebaudioside AM means the steviol glycoside with the chemical name: 13-[(2-O-β-D-glucopyranosyl-β-D-glucopyranosyl)oxy]kaur-16-en-18-oic acid, 2-O-β-D-glucopyranosyl-3-O-β-D-glucopyranosyl-β-D-glucopyranosyl ester.

                   (1A)   This specification relates to a steviol glycosides preparation obtained from the leaves of the Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni plant.

[1.2]        omitting paragraph S3—35(2)(c), substituting

(c)        by enzymatic conversion of purified stevia leaf extract to produce rebaudioside D using a protein engineered enzyme that:

(i)             contains both UDP‑glucosyltransferase (EC 2.4.1.17) and sucrose synthase (EC 2.4.1.13) components; and

(ii)            is sourced from Pichia pastoris strain UGT-A;

(d)        by enzymatic conversion of purified stevia leaf extract to produce one or more prescribed rebaudiosides using a combination of enzymes that contains:

(i)             a UDP-glucosyltransferase from Stevia rebaudiana sourced from Escherichia coli; and

(ii)            a UDP-glucosyltransferase from Solanum lycopersicum sourced from Escherichia coli; and

(iii)           a sucrose synthase (EC 2.4.1.13) sourced from Escherichia coli.

[1.3]        omitting paragraph S3—35(4)(a), substituting

                            (a)                Description—white to light yellow powder, approximately 150 to 300 times sweeter than sucrose;

[2]           Schedule 18 is varied by

[2.1]        inserting in the table to subsection S18—9(3), in alphabetical order

 

Sucrose synthase (EC 2.4.1.13) sourced from Escherichia coli K-12 containing the gene for sucrose synthase from Arabidopsis thaliana

For the conversion of purified stevia leaf extract to produce one or more of the following: rebaudioside D, rebaudioside M; and rebaudioside AM

GMP

 

 

 

[2.2]        inserting in the table to subsection S18—9(3), in alphabetical order

 

Uridine diphosphate (UDP) glucosyltransferase sourced from Escherichia coli K-12 containing the UDP glucosyltransferase gene from Solanum lycopersicum

For the conversion of purified stevia leaf extract to produce one or more of the following: rebaudioside D, rebaudioside M; and rebaudioside AM

GMP

 

[2.3]        inserting in the table to subsection S18—9(3), in alphabetical order

 

Uridine diphosphate (UDP) glucosyltransferase sourced from Escherichia coli K-12 containing the UDP glucosyltransferase gene from Stevia rebaudiana

For the conversion of purified stevia leaf extract to produce one or more of the following: rebaudioside D, rebaudioside M; and rebaudioside AM.

GMP