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February 23, 2018
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On February 22, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published an approval report regarding an application for protein glutaminase used as an enzyme. FSANZ notified the Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulations of the approval.

Australia and New Zealand's food additive regulations are included in the International Food Additive Database, although enzymes are typically beyond the scope of the database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

February 13, 2018
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On February 13, the Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) published Gazette No. 3 - 13 February 2018. Pages 28-29 of the gazette list draft MRLs for pesticides in or on various commodities. 

Comments on the draft MRLs must be submitted to the APVMA by March 13, 2018. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on February 14, 2018.

February 5, 2018
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On February 5, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published a food additive proposal. Comments are due by March 19, 2018.

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.

February 5, 2018
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On February 5, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) announced a food additive proposal concerning rebaudioside M produced by an enzymatic biosynthesis method.

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.

January 25, 2018
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On January 12, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published the following Proposal M1015 – Maximum Residue Limits (2017) documents:

The deadline for submissions to FSANZ is February 26, 2018. Relevant proposed MRLs will be available in the Global MRL Database on January 26, 2018.

January 17, 2018
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On January 16, the Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) published Gazette No. 1 – 16 January 2018. Pages 50-51 of the gazette list draft MRLs and pages 56-59 list amendments to MRLs for pesticides in or on various commodities.

Comments on the draft MRLs must be submitted to the APVMA by February 13, 2018. Relevant proposed and amended MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on January 18, 2018.

January 11, 2018
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On January 11, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published an amendment to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code concerning enzymes.

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

January 9, 2018
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On January 9, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for Nicaragua and Australia.
 
The Central American Custom Union’s and Food Standards Australia New Zealand’s food additive regulations are included in the International Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

  
The Global MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Nicaragua and Australia.

December 11, 2017
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On December 7, the Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published Amendment No. 175, varying Australia's Schedule 20 to include MRLs from Proposal M1014 – Maximum Residue Limits (2016).

Amended MRLs will fully display in the Global MRL Database on December 12, 2017.

November 28, 2017
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On November 28, the Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) published Gazette No. 24 – 28 November 2017. Pages 42-43 of the gazette list draft MRLs and pages 48-51 list amendments to MRLs for pesticides in or on various commodities.

Comments on the draft MRLs must be submitted to the APVMA by January 2, 2018. Relevant proposed and amended MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on November 29, 2017.

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