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, 108 The Terrace (P.O. Box 10-559), Wellington. Telephone: (04) 473 9942. Facsimile: (04) 473 9855. Email: email@example.com
Call for Submissions-Matters at Inquiry
The authority will conduct inquiries into the draft variations to standards prepared at full assessment of the following matters.
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, 10 January 2001 and by Friday,
23 February 2001 for A394.
? Application A410-Phytosterol esters derived from vegetable oils.
? Application A277-Inulin and fructooligosaccharides as dietary fibre.
? Application A412-Ethylene Oxide in Herbs and Spices.
? Application A394-Formulated caffeinated beverages [formerly known as energy drinks].
Note: Application A412 has already been recommended to council under section 37 of the ANZFA Act as a matter of urgency in order to avoid compromising the objectives set out in subsection 10 (1) (a) of the Act, namely the protection of public health and safety.
Call for Submissions-Applications
The authority has made a preliminary assessment of the following application, accepted the application for further assessment and will now make a full assessment of it.
You are invited to present written submissions to the authority on this matter, including the potential regulatory impact on consumers, industry and Government, by Wednesday, 24 January 2001.
? Application A416-Glyphosate tolerant corn.
Rejection of Applications
The following application has been rejected by the authority:
? Application A391-Sulphur Dioxide: For use in fresh cut avocado.