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Schedule 7 – Food Additive Class Names (For Statement of Ingredients) – Food Standards (Proposal P1025 – Code Revision) Variation—Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Amendment No. 154

The Board of Food Standards Australia New Zealand gives notice of the making of this standard under section 92 of the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991.

The Standard commences on 1 March 2016.

Dated 25 March 2015

Standards Management Officer, Delegate of the Board of Food Standards Australia New Zealand.

Note:

This Standard will be published in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette No. FSC 96 on 10 April 2015.

Note 1 This instrument is a standard under the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 (Cth). The standards together make up the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code. See also section 1.1.1—3.

Standard 1.2.4 is a standard for the information requirements relating to the statement of ingredients, and contains provisions relating to, among other things, substances used as food additives. This Standard lists classes of food additives for paragraph 1.2.4—7(1)(a).

Note 2 The provisions of the Code that apply in New Zealand are incorporated in, or adopted under, the Food Act 2014 (NZ). See also section 1.1.1—3.

S7—1 Name

This Standard is Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Schedule 7 – Food additive class names (for statement of ingredients).

Note Commencement: This Standard commences on 1 March 2016, being the date specified as the commencement date in notices in the Gazette and the New Zealand Gazette under section 92 of the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 (Cth). See also section 93 of that Act.

S7—2 Food additive class names

For paragraph 1.2.4—7(1)(a), the class names of food additives are as follows:

Class names of food additives

Prescribed class names Optional class names
acid antifoaming agent
acidity regulator emulsifying salt
alkali enzyme
anticaking agent mineral salt
antioxidant modified starch
bulking agent vegetable gum
colour  
emulsifier  
firming agent  
flavour enhancer  
foaming agent  
gelling agent  
glazing agent  
humectant  
preservative  
raising agent  
stabiliser  
sweetener  
thickener