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Food Standards Code Revision

9 December 2016

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

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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)

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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)

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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

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Food Safety Law Reform Bill

22 September 2016

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

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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

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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

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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

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Water to Facilitate Wine Fermentation

10 August 2016

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

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Irradiation of Blueberries and Raspberries

10 August 2016

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

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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

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Lupin as an Allergen

27 July 2016

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

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Incorporated Societies Bill

30 June 2016

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

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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

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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 .

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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.

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Infant Formula

30 May 2016

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

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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

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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.

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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.

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Agarose Ion Exchange Resin

March 2016

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

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Herbicide-tolerant Corn

22 March 2016

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

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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.

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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)

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Regulation of Natural Health Products

4 March 2016

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

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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

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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

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Glutaminase as a Processing Aid

29 February 2016

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

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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

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Shop Trading Hours Amendment Bill

19 January 2016

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

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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.

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Allergen Labelling Exemption

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Natural Health Products Bill - comments

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Food derived from insect-protected soybean

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Draft Code for Therapeutic and Health Advertising

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Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duties Regime

 


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HSNO Act: notice for importers and manufacturers

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NZ strategy for Codex

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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

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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

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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)

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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

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Review of Microbiological Criteria

27 February 2015 

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Chemical Migration from Packaging into Food

19 December 2014 

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

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Gluten Claims about Foods Containing Alcohol

19 December 2014 

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

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Irradiation of Specific Fruits

13 October 2014 

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

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Dairy-Based Formulae for Infants and Young Children

26 September 2014

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

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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.

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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

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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)

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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

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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

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Maximum Level for Tutin in Honey

20 August 2014

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

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Revised National Civil Defence Emergency Management Plan

25 July 2014

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

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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

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Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duties II

4 July 2014

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

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FSANZ Code Maintenance XII

3 July 2014

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

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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

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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

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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

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Sodium Hydrosulphite as a Food Additive

27 June 2014

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

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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

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ACC Work Levy Rates

24 June 2014

Submission to Accident Compensation Corporation on Work Levy Ratres 

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Thailand Overseas Market Access Requirement

19 May 2014

Submission to MPI on Thailand Overseas Market Access Requirement

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Health & Safety Reform Bill

9 May 2014

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

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Eating and Activity Guideline Statements

17 April 2014

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

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New National Drug Policy

28 February 2014

Submission on New National Drug Policy for New Zealand, to the Ministry of Health

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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


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Microbiological Limits for Food

20 December 2013

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

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Requirements for Raw Milk Products

18 December 2013

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

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IRD Black Hole R&D Expenditure

17 December 2013

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

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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

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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

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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

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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. 

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Regulatory Institutions & Practices

25 October 2013

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

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Regulation of Caffeine in Foods

18 October 2013

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

 

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Govt Inquiry into the Whey Protein Concentrate Contamination Incident

15 October 2013

FGC's submission to the Government Inquiry into the Whey Concentrate Contamination Incident

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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

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Options for Defining Monofloral Manuka Honey

27 September 2013

FGC's submission on the discussion document Options for Defining Monofloral Manuka Honey.

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FSANZ Code Revision

27 September 2013

FGC's submission on FSANZ Code Revision

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Re-classifying Liquid Ibuprofen, Topical Mepyramine, Oxymetazline Nasal Spray, Liquid Paracetamol

27 September 2013

FGC's submission to Medsafe on re-classifying Liquid Ibuprofen, Topical Mepyramine, Oxymetazline Nasal Spray, Liquid Paracetamol

 

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Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012

20 September 2013

FGC's submission to Health Promotion Agency on s237 of The Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012

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Fiji Food and Beverage Regulations

14 September 2013

FGC's submission on Fiji's Food and Beverage Regulations

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Fungal Chitosan as a Processing Aid

6 September 2013

FGC's submission on Application A1077 Fungal Chitosan as a Processing Aid

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Quillaia Extract as a Food Additive

6 September 2013

FGC's submission on Application A1075 Quillaia Extract as a Food Additive

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Amendment to Supplementary Food Standard

29 August 2013

FGC's submission on Proposed Amendment  to NZ Food (Supplemented Food) Standard 2010

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Review of Dietary Fibre

29 August 2013

FGC's submission on Qualifying Criteria for Nutritional Content Claims about Dietary Fibre

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Herbicide-tolerant Soybean

22 August 2013

FGC's submission on Application A1081 Food Derived from Herbicide-tolerant Soybena Line SYHTOH2

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SOP 278 to the Food Bill

16 August 2012

FGC's submission on Supplementary Order Paper 278 to the Food Bill

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Alcohol reform regulations

26 July 2013

FGC's submission to the Ministry of Justice on regulations to give effect to the new alcohol laws

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FSANZ Guidance on Establishing food-health relationships for general level health claims

22 June 2013

FGC's submission on the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Guidance on Establishing food-health relationships for general level health claims (as described in Schedule 6 of Standard 1.2.7 – Nutrition, Health and Related Claims) Version 1.0, May 2013.

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Amendments to Application Handbook

11 June 2013

FGC's submission on amendments to the FSANZ Application Handbook

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