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 website www.anzfa.govt.nz or from: The Information Officer Australia New Zealand Food Authority P.O. Box 10559 Wellington Telephone: (04) 473 9942 Facsimile: (04) 473 9855 Email: email@example.com Call for Submissions Review Proposals The authority will conduct inquiries into the draft joint Australia New Zealand food standards prepared at full assessment of the following matters, prior to making recommendations to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Council. You are invited to present written submissions to the authority on these matters, including the potential regulatory impact on consumers, industry and government, by Wednesday, 17 November 1999. Foods for Infants and Young Children (P215). A proposal to review the regulations in Australia and New Zealand for foods for infants and young children. Sports Foods/Kava (P216). A proposal to review regulations in Australia and New Zealand for sports foods and kava, in particular to make these standards mandatory in both jurisdictions. Call for Submissions Applications The authority has made a preliminary assessment, accepted the following application for further consideration and will now make a full assessment of it. You are invited to present written submissions to the authority, including the potential regulatory impact on consumers, industry and government, by Wednesday, 24 November 1999. The information paper on this matter provides further information including advice on the authority's policy regarding submissions. Erythrosine in Preserved Cherries (A396). An application to allow the continued use of the colour erythrosine, including its aluminium and calcium lakes, in maraschino, cocktail and glace cherries.