Draft Standard to Regulate Irradiated Foods Irradiated Foods P89B The authority is considering the draft food standard to regulate irradiated food in Australia and New Zealand, and invites written submissions on the standard. Under the proposed standard the irradiation of food or ingredients of food would be prohibited unless a specific permission is given. The authority proposes that labelling of all irradiated food should be undertaken irrespective of how minor the ingredients. Copies of the draft standard and a questions and answers fact sheet, prepared by the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, can be viewed on our website either at www.anzfa.gov.au or www.anzfa.govt.nz and are also available from: The Information Officer Australia New Zealand Food Authority P.O. Box 10-559 The Terrace WELLINGTON Telephone: (04) 473 9942 Facsimile: (04) 473 9855 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Written submissions are required by 26 March 1999 to the above office.