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October 9, 2018
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On October 9, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) announced a call for submissions regarding steviol glycosides. Comments are due by November 6, 2018. 

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

September 20, 2018
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On September 20, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published approval reports for the following food additive proposals:

FSANZ notified the Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulations of the approvals.

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

September 13, 2018
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On September 13, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) announced an administrative assessment report for rebaudioside MD as steviol glycosides from Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

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

September 13, 2018
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On September 13, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) announced a call for submissions regarding potassium polyaspartate. Comments are due by October 25, 2018.

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

August 28, 2018
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On August 28, the Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) published Gazette No. 17 - 28 August 2018. Pages 18-19 of the gazette list draft MRLs and page 24 lists amendments to MRLs for pesticides in or on various commodities.

Comments on the draft MRLs must be submitted to the APVMA by September 5, 2018. Relevant proposed and amended MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on August 29, 2018.

August 24, 2018
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On August 24, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) announced an administrative assessment report for alpha-glucosidase from Trichoderma reesei as a processing aid.

  
Australia and New Zealand's food additive regulations are included in the 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.

August 23, 2018
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On August 23, the Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published Amendment No. 180, varying Australia's Schedule 20 to include MRLs from Proposal M1015 – Maximum Residue Limits (2017).

Amended MRLs will fully display in the Global MRL Database on August 24, 2018.

August 23, 2018
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On August 23, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published an amendment to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code concerning food additives and processing aids.
 

The Food Additive Database, which includes FSANZ's food additive regulations, has been updated to reflect these changes. Processing aids typically do not fall within the scope of the database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

August 20, 2018
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On August 14, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published an approval report regarding an application for thermolysin (protease) as a processing aid. 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 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.

July 31, 2018
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On July 31, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) announced an administrative assessment report for glucoamylase from genetically modified Aspergillus niger as a processing aid (enzyme). 

 
Australia and New Zealand's food additive regulations are included in the 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.

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