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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.

August 21, 2017
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On August 21, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published a call for submissions regarding urgent proposal P1046 regarding L-amino acid acetate in food for special medical purposes. Comments are due by August 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.

August 3, 2017
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On July 28, New Zealand's Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) published Food Notice: Maximum Residues Levels for Agricultural Compounds, which is a consolidated MRL standard that includes amendments proposed in March 2017.

The amended MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on August 4, 2017.

August 3, 2017
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On August 3, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) announced a food additive application concerning the use of steviol glycosides in fruit drinks.

 
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.

July 24, 2017
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On July 20, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published a call for submissions concerning a proposed amendment to the schedule of the FSANZ Food Standards Code which regulates enzymes. Comments are due by August 31, 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.

July 7, 2017
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On July 7, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published Notification Circular 17-17, which announced the following food additive application approvals:
 
  •  Application A1125 seeking permission for the use of endo beta(1,4) xylanase as a processing aid (enzyme)
  • Application A1126 seeking permission for the use of pectins and carrageenan as processing aids in wine (fining agent)
  • Application A1135 seeking permission for the use of beta-galactosidase 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 and will be updated with these changes upon gazettal.  If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

July 7, 2017
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On July 7, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published a call for submissions regarding a proposed enzyme amendment. Comments are due by August 18, 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.

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.

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