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Authorities/Other Agencies of State
Food Standards The Australia New Zealand Food Authority advises progress on the following matters relating to food standards. You can get information papers on each of these matters from the ANZFA web site or from: The Information Officer Australia New Zealand Food Authority P.O. Box 10559 WELLINGTON 6036 Telephone: (04) 473 9942 Facsimile: (04) 473 9855 Email: Call for Submissions You are invited to present written submissions to the authority on the following matters, including the potential regulatory impact on consumers, industry and government, by 8 September 1999. The information papers on these matters provide further information, including advice on the authority's policy regarding submissions: Maximum Residue Limits (A392) An application received on 24 March 1999 from the National Registration Authority to amend Australian Maximum Residue Limits for a number of agricultural chemicals as currently prescribed in the Food Standards Code. The Authority has made a preliminary assessment, accepted the application for further consideration and will now make a full assessment of it. Food sold in New Zealand which is either domestically produced or imported (other than from Australia) must comply with the MRL provisions in the New Zealand Food Regulations 1984. Food imported from Australia must comply with either the New Zealand MRLs or the Australian MRLs. Matters Before Council The authority has completed its inquiry into the standard prepared at full assessment of the following matter and has made a recommendation to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Council that the standard be adopted as a joint Australia New Zealand standard: Food Additives (P150)
Publication Date
29 Jul 1999

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