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October 5, 2017
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On October 5, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) withdrew an application concerning the use of glucosylated steviol glycosides originally proposed in August 2017

 
Australia & New Zealand's food additive regulations are included in the International Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

October 5, 2017
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On October 5, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) announced a food additive application concerning the use of beta-galactosidase from Papiliotrema terrestris as a processing aid (enzyme). 

 
Australia & New Zealand's food additive regulations are included in the International Food Additive Database, although enzymes and processing aids typically do not fall within the scope of the database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

October 3, 2017
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On October 3, the Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) published Gazette No. 20 – 3 October 2017. Pages 24-25 of the gazette list draft MRLs and pages 30-31 list amendments to MRLs for pesticides in various commodities.

Comments on the draft MRLs must be submitted to APVMA by October 31, 2017. Relevant proposed and amended MRLs will appear in the Global MRL Database on October 4, 2017.

September 29, 2017
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On September 29, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published the following Proposal M1014 – Maximum Residue Limits (2016) documents:

The Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation (the Forum) has been notified of FSANZ's decision and, if the Forum does not issue a request for review, the MRLs will go into effect upon gazettal. Relevant proposed MRLs are available in the Global MRL Database.

September 29, 2017
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On September 29, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) announced a food additive application concerning the use of endo beta(1,4) from a genetically modified strain of Trichoderma reseei for use as a processing aid.

Australia & New Zealand's food additive regulations are included in the International Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

September 21, 2017
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On September 21, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published a call for submissions regarding protein glutaminase for use as an enzyme in various foods. Comments are due by November 2, 2017.

Australia & New Zealand's food additive regulations are included in the International Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

September 7, 2017
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On September 7, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published an amendment to the Food Standards Code. The amendment includes permissions for the use of endo-1,4-beta-xylanase, pectin, carrageenan, and beta-galactosidase as processing aids. Changes take effect on September 7, 2017. 

 
Australia & New Zealand's food additive regulations are included in the International Food Additive Database, although enzymes and processing aids typically do not fall within the scope of the database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

September 5, 2017
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On September 5, the Australia Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) published Gazette No. 18 – 5 September 2017. Pages 60-63 of the gazette list draft MRLs and page 68 lists amendments to MRLs for pesticides in various commodities.

Comments on the draft MRLs must be submitted to APVMA by October 3, 2017. Relevant proposed and amended MRLs will appear in the Global MRL Database on September 6, 2017.

August 21, 2017
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On August 21, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) announced a food additive application concerning the use of glucosylated steviol glycosides as an intense sweetener in various foods. 

 
Australia & New Zealand's food additive regulations are included in the International Food Additive Database.  If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

August 21, 2017
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On August 21, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published an approval report for application A1127 regarding processing aids in wine. FSANZ notified the Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulations of the approval. 

  
Australia & New Zealand's food additive regulations are included in the International Food Additive Database and will be updated with these changes upon gazettal. Processing aids are generally beyond the scope of the database.  If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

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