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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 14 Jul 2021
Date of repeal 23 Jul 2021
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

 

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Food Standards (Application A1193 – Irradiation as a phytosanitary measure for all fresh fruit and vegetables) 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 the variation.

 

Dated 13 July 2021

 

 

Sally Ronaldson

Delegate of the Board of Food Standards Australia New Zealand

 

 

 

 

 

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This variation will be published in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette No. FSC 142 on 22 July 2021. 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 A1193 – Irradiation as a phytosanitary measure for all fresh fruit and vegetables) Variation.

2             Variation to standard 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]           Standard 1.5.3 is varied by omitting section 1.5.3—3 and inserting

1.5.3—3               Irradiation of fresh fruit and vegetables

                   (1)                Fresh fruit and fresh vegetables may be irradiated for the purpose of pest disinfestation for a phytosanitary objective, if the absorbed dose is:   

                            (a)      no lower than 150 Gy; and

                            (b)      no higher than 1 kGy.

                   (2)      In this section:

                            fruit includes (but is not limited to) a fruit described in Schedule 22; and

                            vegetables includes (but is not limited to) a vegetable described in Schedule 22.

                    (3)      Despite subsection (2), any of the following is not a fruit or a vegetable for the purposes of this section: dried pulses; legumes; nuts; or seeds.

 

[2]           Schedule 22 is varied by omitting Note 1 and inserting

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.

                   This Standard describes foods and classes of foods for subsection 1.4.1—2(2), subsection 1.4.2—3(4), subsection 1.5.3—3(2), subsection 1.5.3—4(3), paragraph S5—4(2)(b), section S19—4 and section S19—5, and portions of food for subsection 1.4.2—3(2).