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This instrument varies standards in the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.
Administered by: Health
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation Act 2003 s 54(1)
Registered 23 Jul 2020
Date of repeal 29 Jul 2020
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

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Food Standards (Application A1183 – Enzymatic production of Rebaudioside E) 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 July 2020

 

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 134 on 28 July 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 A1183 – Enzymatic production of Rebaudioside E) 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 omitting subparagraph S3—35(2)(d)(iii), substituting

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

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

                                      (i)       contains both of the following components:

                                               (A)     UDP‑glucosyltransferase; and

                                               (B)     sucrose synthase (EC 2.4.1.13); and

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

 [2]          Schedule 18 is varied by inserting in the table to subsection S18—9(3), in alphabetical order

Protein engineered enzyme that:

(a) contains both of the following components -

(i) UDP‑glucosyltransferase; and

(ii) sucrose synthase (EC 2.4.1.13); and

(b) is sourced from Pichia pastoris strain UGT-A.

For the conversion of purified stevia leaf extract to produce rebaudioside E.

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