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Acronyms and abbreviations

ACCC

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

ADI

Acceptable daily intake

AFGC

Australian Food and Grocery Council

Agriculture

Australian Government Department of Agriculture and w​

ANAO

Australian National Audit Office

APEC

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Forum)

APS

Australian Public Service

APVMA

Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority

ATDS

Australian Total Diet Study

AusAID

Australian Agency for International Development

ATO

Australian Taxation Office

CCCF

Codex Committee on Contaminants in Food

CCFA

Codex Committee on Food Additives

CCFH

Codex Committee on Food Hygiene

CCFL

Codex Committee on Food Labelling

CCFICS

Codex Committee on Food Import and Export Inspection Certification Systems

CCNFSDU

Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses

COAG

Council of Australian Governments

Codex

Codex Alimentarius Commission and its committees

EEO

Equal Employment Opportunity

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization

FDA

United States Food and Drug Administration

FOI

Freedom of Information

FRSC

Food Regulation Standing Committee

FSANZ

Food Standards Australia New Zealand

FSANZ Act

Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991

GM

Genetically modified

​​GMP ​​Good manufacturing practice

IGA

Inter-​​Government Agreement

ILSI

International Life Sciences Institute

INFOSAN

International Food Safety Authorities Network

ISFR

Implementation Subcommittee for Food Regulation

JECFA

The Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives

MPI

Ministry for Primary Industries (New Zealand)

MoU

Memorandum of Understanding

MRL

Maximum residue limit

NHMRC

National Health and Medical Research Council

NICNAS

National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme

NUTTAB

Nutrient content of food in Australia (publication)

OBPR

Office of Best Practice Regulation

OECD

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

OGTR

Office of the Gene Technology Regulator

QUADS

Food Safety Quadrilateral meetings, involving Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United States

SCSC

APEC Sub-Committee on Standards and Conformance

SES

Senior Executive Service

TGA

Therapeutic Goods Administration

WHO

World Health Organization

WTO

World Trade Organization

WHS

Work Health and Safety

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