FGC Submissions


NZ's phase-down of hydrofluorocarbons

23 June 2017

Submission to HFC Consultation, Ministry for the Environment, on New Zealand’s phase-down of hydrofluorocarbons to ratify the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol and associated supporting measures (consultation document 2017)

Submission document


Food Derived from Herbicide-tolerant Canola Line MS11

23 June 2017

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on Food Derived from Herbicide-tolerant Canola Line MS11 (Application A1140)


General Export Requirements for Bee Products

15 June 2017

Submission to the Ministry for Primary Industries Food Assurance Team on the Proposed General Export Requirements for Bee Products: MPI Discussion Paper No. 2017/11

Submission document


Consumers’ Right to Know (Country of Origin Labelling) Bill 2016

18 May 2017

Submission to Parliament's Primary Production Select Committee on the Consumers’ Right to Know (Country of Origin Labelling) Bill 2016

Submission document


                        

Beta-galactosidase as a Processing Aid

17 March 2017

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on Beta-galactosidase as a Processing Aid (Enzyme) (A1135)

Submission document


Endo Xylanase as a Processing Aid

6 March

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on Endo Xylanase as a Processing Aid (Enzyme) (A1125)

Submission document


Managing microbeads

28 February 2017

Submission to the Ministry for the Environment on the consultation paper ‘Managing microbeads in personal care products.’

Submission document


Customs and Excise Bill 2016

10 February 2017

Submission to  to Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee Select Committee on Customs and Excise Bill 2016

Submission document


IMO as a Novel Food

3 February 2017

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on Isomalto-oligosaccharide as a Novel Food (application A1123)

Submission document


Definition of Steviol Glycosides

19 December 2016

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on Broadening Definition of Steviol Glycosides (Intense Sweetener) (application A1132)

Submission document


Oryzin as a Processing Aid

1 November 2016

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand): Oryzin (Protease) from Aspergillus melleus as a Processing Aid (Enzyme) (application A112)

Submission document


Customs and Excise Act Review

24 January 2017

Submission to New Zealand Customs Service on Customs and Excise Act review – Draft Cabinet Paper and Regulatory Impact Statements

Submission document


Plant Sterols in Breakfast Cereals

24 January 2017

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on Increased Concentration of Plant Sterols in Breakfast Cereals (Application A1134)

Submission document


Food Standards Code Revision

9 December 2016

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on Food Standards Code Revision (Proposal P1043)

Submission document


Algal Oil for Infant Formula Products

9 December 2016

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on Alternative DHA-rich Algal Oil for Infant Formula Products (Application A1124)

Submission document


Potato Line E12 Russet Burbank

29 September 2016

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on Food Derived from Reduced Acrylamide Potential & Browning Potato Line E12

 

Submission document


Food Safety Law Reform Bill

22 September 2016

Submission to the Primary Production Committee, Parliament House, on the Food Safety Law Reform Bill.

Submission document


Regulation of e-cigarettes

12 September 2016

Submission to the Ministry of Health on Policy Options for the Regulation of Electronic Cigarettes: A consultation document

Submission document


Trade (Anti-dumping and Countervailing Duties) Amendment Bill

11 August 2016

Submission to the Commerce Committee, Parliament House, on the Trade (Anti-dumping and Countervailing Duties) Amendment Bill

Submission document


Propionates in Processed Meat

10 August 2016

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on the Extension of the use of Propionates in Processed Meat

Submission document

 


Water to Facilitate Wine Fermentation

10 August 2016

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on the Addition of Water to Facilitate Wine Fermentation

Submission document


Irradiation of Blueberries and Raspberries

10 August 2016

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on the Irradiation of Blueberries & Raspberries

Submission document


L-Cysteine as a Food Additive

10 August 2016

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on the Extension of Use of L-Cysteine as a Food Additive

Submission document


Lupin as an Allergen

27 July 2016

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on Proposal P1026 – Lupin as an Allergen

submission document


MPI Cost Recovery Framework

21 July 2016

Submission to the Ministry for Primary Industries on the discussion document Developing a Cost Recovery Framework for the MPI .

Submission document


Incorporated Societies Bill

30 June 2016

Comment to the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment on the Exposure Draft: Incorporated Societies Bill

Submission document


Dairy Industry Restructuring Act and Raw Milk Regulation

29 June 2016

Submission to Ministry for Primary Industries on the Proposed changes to the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act 2001 and Dairy Industry Restructuring (Raw Milk) Regulations 2012

Submission document


Display of Low-Alcohol Beverages

8 June 2016

Submission to Parliament’s Justice and Electoral Committee on the Sale and Supply of Alcohol (Display of Low-Alcohol Beverages and Other Remedial Matters) Amendment Bill 2015.

Submission document


Infant Formula

30 May 2016

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on Consultation Paper – Proposal P1028: Infant Formula.

Submission document


Halal Export Assurance System

11 May 2016

Submission to the Ministry for Primary Industries on proposed Amendments to the Halal Export Assurance System – General Export Requirements for Halal Material and Halal Animal Products.

Submission document


Code for Advertising to Children and Children's Code for Advertising Food

13 April 2016

Submission to the Codes Review Panel, ASA Secretariat, on the consultation on the Review of the Code for Advertising to Children and the Children’s Code for Advertising Food.

Submission document


Mandatory labelling of irradiated food

29 March 2016

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on Consultation Paper – Labelling Review Recommendation 34: Review of mandatory labelling of irradiated food.

Submission document


Agarose Ion Exchange Resin

29 March 2016

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on Agarose Ion Exchange Resin as a Processing Aid for Lactoferrin Production (Application A1120).

Submission document


Nutritive Substances and Novel Foods

24 March 2016

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on Revision of the Regulation of Nutritive Substances and Novel Foods (Proposal P1024).

Submission document


Herbicide-tolerant Corn

22 March 2016

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on Food Derived from Herbicide-tolerant Corn Line MON87419 (Application A1118).

Submission document


Dairy material and dairy products

18 March 2016

Submission to Ministry for Primary Industries on Amendments to the dairy official assurances framework: Proposed changes to the Animal Products Notice: Official Assurances Specifications – Dairy Material and Dairy Products, MPI Discussion Paper No: 2016/06.

Submission document


Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

11 March 2016

Submission to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Select Committee on the International treaty examination of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA)

Submission document


Regulation of Natural Health Products

4 March 2016

Submission to the Ministry of Health on the Regulation of Natural Health Products: Consultation Document

Submission document


Removal of Country of Origin Labelling Requirement

4 March 2016

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on the Removal of Country of Origin Labelling Requirements from the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code

Submission document


Food Derived from Corn Line MZIR098

29 February 2016

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on Food Derived from Herbicide-Tolerant and Insect-Protected Corn Line MZIR098

Submission document


Glutaminase as a Processing Aid

29 February 2016

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on Glutaminase from Bacillus Amyloliquefaciens as a Processing Aid

Submission document

 


Country of Origin Labelling

29 January 2016

Submission to Country of Origin Labelling Taskforce, Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, Canberra on Country of Origin Labelling, Consultation Regulation Impact Statement, Consumer Affairs Australia New Zealand

Submission document


Shop Trading Hours Amendment Bill

19 January 2016

Submission to Commerce Select Committee, New Zealand Parliament, on the Shop Trading Hours Amendment Bill

Submission document

 

 


Regulatory framework for bee product exports

17 December 2015

Submission to Ministry for Primary Industries on strengthening the regulatory framework for bee product exports


Submission document


Microbiological criteria for infant formula

20 November 2015

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on microbiological criteria for infant formula


Submission document


Level of Acesulphame Potassium in Chewing Gum

30 September 2015

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on the Maximum Permitted Level of Acesulphame Potassium in Chewing Gum.

Submission document


Allergen Labelling Exemption

23 September 2015

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on Allergen Labelling Exemptions

Submission document

 


Natural Health Products Bill - comments

28 August 2015

Comments to Ministry of Health on the Natural Health Products Bill Supplementary Order Paper

Letter to Ministry


Food derived from insect-protected soybean

26 August 2015

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on Food Derived from Insect-Protected Soybean Line MON87751

Submission document

 


Draft Code for Therapeutic and Health Advertising

5 August 2015

Submission to the Advertising Standards Authority on the Draft Code for Therapeutic and Health Advertising

Submission document


Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duties Regime

25 June 2015

Submission to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment on introducing a Bounded Public Interest Test and Automatic Termination Period into the Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duties Regime: Supplementary Discussion Paper.

Submission document


HSNO Act: notice for importers and manufacturers

23 April 2015

Submission to Environmental Protection Authority on the reform of hazardous substances management under the HSNO Act: Proposal for an EPA (Information) notice for importers and manufacturers of hazardous substances

Submission document


NZ strategy for Codex

23 April 2015

Final comments to Ministry for Primary Industries on the New Zealand Strategy for Codex

Submission document


Food Act 2014 regulations

31 March 2015

Submission to Ministry for Primary Industries on proposals for regulations under the Food Act 2014: MPI Public Discussion Paper No: 2015/01

Submission document


Application by INC for authorisation of a restrictive trade practice

23 March 2015

Submission to Commerce Commission on the draft determination under the Commerce Act 1986 in the matter of an application by the Infant Nutrition Council for authorisation of a restrictive trade practice

Submission document


Anti-dumping and counterveiling regime

18 March 2015

Second letter to Hon Paul Goldsmith, Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, on July 2014 proposal concerning the possible introduction of a bounded public interest test into the New Zealand anti-dumping and counterveiling regime (the first letter was dated 19 December 2014)

Submission document


Australian Competition and Consumer Regulation

12 March 2015

Submission to the Australian Government Senate Economics Legislation Committee on the Inquiry into the Competition and Consumer (Industry Codes—Food and Grocery) Regulation 2015

Submission document


HSNO Act: classification, labelling, SDS and packaging

20 February 2015

Submission to Environmental Protection Authority on the Reform of hazardous substances management under the HSNO Act: Proposals for EPA notices for classification, labelling, SDS and packaging

Submission document


NZ Anti-dumping and counterveiling regime

19 December 2014

Letter to Hon Paul Goldsmith, Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, on July 2014 proposal concerning the possible introduction of a bounded public interest test into the New Zealand anti-dumping and counterveiling regime

Submission document 


Review of Microbiological Criteria

27 February 2015 

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on Completing the Review of Microbiological Criteria

submission document


Citric and Lactic Acids in Beer and Related Products

27 February 2015 

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on Citric and Lactic Acids in Beer and Related Products

submission document


Voluntary Addition of Vitamin D to Breakfast Cereal

27 February 2015 

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on Voluntary Addition of Vitamin D to Breakfast Cereal

submission document


Per-Serving Declarations in the Nutrition Information

27 February 2015 

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on Labelling Review Recommendation 17: Per-Serving Declarations in the Nutrition Information

submission document


Food Derived from Herbicide-Tolerant and Insect-Protected Corn

10 February 2015 

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on Food Derived from Herbicide-Tolerant and Insect-Protected Corn Line MON87411

submission document


Hydrocyanic Acid in Apricot Kernels and Other Foods

19 December 2014 

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on Hydrocyanic Acid in Apricot Kernels and Other Foods

Submission document


Chemical Migration from Packaging into Food

19 December 2014 

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on Chemical Migration from Packaging into Food

Submission document


Gluten Claims about Foods Containing Alcohol

19 December 2014 

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on Gluten Claims about Foods Containing Alcohol

submission document


Health & Safety Reform Bill

9 May 2014

Submission to Parliament's Transport and Industrial Relations Select Committee on the Health & Safety Reform Bill #192 - 1

Submission document


Dairy-Based Formulae for Infants and Young Children

26 September 2014

Submission to Ministry for Primary Industries on Proposed Specifications for the Manufacturing of Dairy Based Formulae for Infants and Young Children, MPI Discussion Paper No: 2014/35

Submission document


Dietary Fibre Claim Provisions

18 November 2014 

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on the Commencement of Dietary Fibre Claim Provisions.

Submission document


Irradiation of Specific Fruits

13 October 2014 

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on the Irradiation of Specific Fruits (Application A1092).

Submission document


Food & Grocery Code Consultation

12 September 2014 

Submission to The Australian Treasury on the Food and Grocery Code Consultation Paper – Improving commercial relationships in the food and grocery sector.

submission document


Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code Revision

12 September 2014

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on the revision of the Food Standards Code.

submission document


Xylanase from Bacillus Licheniformis as a Processing Aid

5 September 2014

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on Xylanase from Bacillus Licheniformis as a Processing Aid (Enzyme)

Submission document


Export of Infant Formula, Follow-on Formula, and Formulated Supplementary Foods for Young Children

21 August 2014

Submission to the Ministry for Primary Industries on Proposed Requirements for the Export of Infant Formula, Follow-on Formula, and Formulated Supplementary Foods for Young Children

Submission document


Labelling of Export Infant Formula, Follow-on Formula, and Formulated Supplementary Foods for Young Children

21 August 2014

Submission to the Ministry for Primary Industries on Proposed Labelling Requirements for Export Infant Formula, Follow-on Formula, and Formulated Supplementary Foods for Young Children

Submission document


Maximum Level for Tutin in Honey

20 August 2014

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on Maximum Level for Tutin in Honey

Submission document


Revised National Civil Defence Emergency Management Plan

25 July 2014

Submission to the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management on the Revised National Civil Defence Emergency Management Plan

Submission document


Sale of Raw Milk to Consumers

8 July 2014

Submission to the Ministry for Primary Industries on The Sale of Raw Milk to Consumers: MPI Public Discussion Paper No. 2014/22

submission document


Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duties II

4 July 2014

Supplementary submission to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employmenton Introducing a Bounded Public Interest Test into the New Zealand Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duties Regime

submission document


FSANZ Code Maintenance XII

3 July 2014

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on Proposal P1033 Code Maintenance XII

submission document


Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duties I

2 July 2014

Submission to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment on Introducing a Bounded Public Interest Test into the New Zealand Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duties Regime

submission document


Feeding babies during an emergency

2 July 2014

Submission to the Ministry of Health on Draft Position Statement: Feeding babies during an emergency (for babies aged 0-12 months) and Draft Plan to Develop National Position on Infant Feeding in Emergencies

submission document


Dairy official assurances specifications

30 June 2014

Submission on amendments to the dairy official assurances specifications: Proposed changes to the Animal Products (Official Assurances Specifications – Dairy Products) Notice 2011

submission document


Sodium Hydrosulphite as a Food Additive

27 June 2014

Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand on Sodium Hydrosulphite as a Food Additive

submission document


Products Intended for Animal Consumption

24 June 2014

Submission to the Ministry for Primary Industries on Proposed Animal Products (Specifications for Products Intended for Animal Consumption) Notice 2014


ACC Work Levy Rates

24 June 2014

Submission to Accident Compensation Corporation on Work Levy Rates

submission document


Thailand Overseas Market Access Requirement

19 May 2014

Submission to MPI on Thailand Overseas Market Access Requirement

submission document


Eating and Activity Guideline Statements

17 April 2014

Submission to the Ministry of Health on Eating and Activity Guideline Statements

 submission document 


Food derived from herbicide-tolerant canola line DP-073496-4

31 January 2014

Submission on food derived from herbicide-tolerant canola Line DP-073496-4

Submission document


Microbiological Limits for Food

20 December 2013

FGC's submission on Criteria for Listeria Monocytogenes - Microbiological Limits for Food (FSANZ proposal 1017)

Submission document


Requirements for Raw Milk Products

18 December 2013

FGC's submission on Primary Production and Processing Requirements for Raw Milk Products (FSANZ proposal 1022)

Submission document


IRD Black Hole R&D Expenditure

17 December 2013

FGC's submission on the IRD Black Hole R&D Expenditure: A Government Discussion Document

Submission document


Food Derived from Insect-Protected Soybean Line

17 December 2013

FGC's submission on Application A1087 Food derived from Insect-protected Soybean Line DAS-81419-2

Submission document


Animal Products Notice 2004

17 December 2013

FGC's submission on the Legal consolidation of the Animal Products (Specifications for Products Intended for Human Consumption) Notice 2004

Submission document


Guide to Complying with Nutrition, Health and Related Claims Standard

6 December 2013

FGC's submission on the Guide to Complying with the Nutrition, Health and Related Claims Standard (1.2.7) of the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code and Associated Checklists

Submission document


Minimum Age Labelling of Foods for Infants

12 November 2013

FGC's comments on the Consultation Paper for Proposal P274 – Minimum Age Labelling of Foods for Infants

Submission document


Regulatory Institutions & Practices

25 October 2013

FGC's submission on Regulatory Institutions and Practices: Issues Paper.

Submission document


Regulation of Caffeine in Foods

18 October 2013

FGC's submission on Food Regulations Policy Options Paper: Regulation of Caffeine in Foods, August 2013

Submission document


PETs for drinking water - Petition of Kate Hoyle and 20 Others

10 October 2013

FGC's submission into the Petition of Kate Hoylke and 20 Others - PETs for drinking water

Submission document