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The Hindu community is urging the Australian Government and Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) to mandate that food manufacturers state the source of gelatin, if used in a product.
Food regulator, Food Standard Australia and New Zealand has approved low-THC hemp seed products to be used as a food.
Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has released a statement refuting an article published in The Sydney Morning Herald which claimed that supermarkets are the ‘missing link’ in egg-related Salmonella protection.
An independent review into food labelling has received hundreds of submissions and involved several rounds of consultation, including public meetings with the food industry.
The retail sale of raw apricot kernels is prohibited as from today, when changes to the Food Standards Code come into effect.
FSANZ has called for submissions on an application to permit the sale and use of food from a genetically modified soybean line.
Australian and New Zealand government ministers will reconsider legalising hemp for food in the first quarter of 2016.
FSANZ has called for submissions on a proposal to address an inconsistency identified in the nutrition and health claims standard.
FSANZ has called for submissions on whether to permit a steviol glycoside, rebaudioside M (Reb M), as a new intense sweetener.
FSANZ has called for submissions on a new microbial source for asparaginase sourced from a GM strain of Bacillus subtilis.
Food Standards Australia New Zealand has called for submissions on an application to allow food derived from a GM corn line.
Food manufacturers have seven months to get to grips with new food labelling laws regarding nutrition and health claims.
FSANZ has called for submissions on proposed changes to the nutrition and health claims standard.
FSANZ is in the process of reviewing the Food Standards Code in relation to chemical migration from packaging into food.
FSANZ has reviewed the Food Standards Code to make the requirements clearer and to ensure it better meets stakeholder’s needs.
Darling Downs Fresh Eggs and Mountain Range Eggs have been recalled in QLD, NSW and NT due to potential microbial contamination.
The Department of Agriculture is seeking assurances from China about the safety of further shipments of frozen berries.
Australian and New Zealand ministers have decided to maintain the ban on low THC hemp as food due to law enforcement concerns.
The Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum will tomorrow review the use of Cannabis sativa with low THC levels in food.