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June 16, 2017
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On June 16, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published a call for submissions regarding a revision of the regulation of nutritive substances and novel foods. Comments are due by July 28, 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.

May 26, 2017
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On May 26, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) announced a food additive application concerning the use of thermolysin as an enzyme.

Australia & 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.

May 25, 2017
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On May 25, an amendment to the Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) Food Standards Code was published. The amendment concerns including Oryzin (protease) as a processing aid. Changes take effect on May 25, 2017. 
  

Australia & 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.

May 16, 2017
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On May 16, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published a 3-year plan for food regulatory measures. Comments are due by June 13, 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.

May 12, 2017
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On May 12, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published Notification Circular 12-17, which announced application A1144 re-categorizing coconut milk for food additive permissions. FSANZ estimates it will begin its assessment in early September 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.

April 25, 2017
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On April 26, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published a call for submissions regarding application A1127 on the approval of multiple processing aids in wine. Comments are due by June 7, 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.

April 13, 2017
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On April 13, an amendment to the Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) Food Standards Code was published. The amendment concerns broadening the definition of steviol glycosides and minor Code revisions.

Australia & New Zealand's food additive regulations are included in the International Food Additive Database. The relevant changes from this amendment will be reflected in the database by April 18, 2017.  If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

April 5, 2017
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New Zealand's Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) recently notified the WTO of Proposals to Amend the Maximum Residue Levels for Agricultural Compounds Food Notice 2016.

Comments on the draft MRLs must be submitted by June 3, 2017. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on April 6, 2017.

March 22, 2017
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On March 23, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published an approval report for the food additive application A1121 - Oryzin (Protease) as a Processing Aid (Enzyme). FSANZ notified the Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulations of these approvals.

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 21, 2017
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On February 20, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published an approval report for the food additive application A1132 – Broaden Definition of Steviol Glycosides (Intense Sweeteners). FSANZ notified the Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulations of these approvals.

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.

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