The Australia New Zealand Food Authority advises progress on the following matters relating to food standards.
You can get further information on these matters (including advice on the authority's policy regarding submissions, where applicable) from our web site: www.anzfa.govt.nz or from:
The Information Officer
Australia New Zealand Food Authority
P.O. Box 10-559
Telephone: (04) 473 9942
Facsimile: (04) 473 9855
Call For Submissions-Matters at Full Assessment
The authority will conduct inquiries into the draft variations to standards prepared at full assessment on the following matters.
o Application A385-Food derived from insect-protected Bt-176 corn.
o Application A386-Food derived from insect-protected, herbicide-tolerant Bt-11 corn.
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, 15 November 2000.