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Appendix 1 - Gazetted Amendments to the Food Standards Code

Gazettal and registration on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments of amendments to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code occurs throughout the year after the Australian and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation notifies FSANZ that it does not need to review its decision on a standard or a variation to a standard; or if, after a review by FSANZ, the Forum accepts or amends the standard or variation to a standard. Each series of amendments is sequentially numbered.

FSANZ gazetted amendments to the Code for the following applications and proposals:

Amendment No. 142 (1 August 2013)

Application A1055
—Short-chain Fructo-oligosaccharides

To permit the optional addition of short-chain
fructo-oligosaccharides (scFOS) to infant formula, infant foods and supplementary foods for young children as an alternative to inulin-derived substances.

Amendment No. 143 (5 September 2013)

Application A1083—Maximum Residue Limits for Blueberries & Raspberries

To seek permission to amend maximum residue limits (MRLs) listed in Schedule 1 of Standard 1.4.2 to include Azoxystrobin, Fenhexamid and Fludioxonil in blueberries and Bifenthrin in raspberries.

Amendment No. 144 (5 December 2013)

A1075—Quillaia Extract (Quillaja Extract) as a Food Additive (Emulsifier) Variation

To permit quillaja extract as a food additive (emulsifier) in a range of beverages to emulsify oil soluble substances.

P1019—Carbon Monoxide as a Processing Aid for Fish

To ensure that carbon monoxide is not permitted to be used as a processing aid for fish.

Amendment No. 145 (9 January 2014)

A1077—Fungal Chitosan as a Processing Aid

To permit the use of fungal chitosan from Aspergillus niger as a processing aid for a number of purposes including as a fining and clarifying agent in the manufacture of wine, beer, cider, spirits and food-grade ethanol.

A1080—Food derived from Herbicide-tolerant Cotton Line MON88701

To seek permission for food derived from genetically modified cotton tolerant to dicamba and glufosinate ammonium herbicides.

M1009—Maximum Residue Limits

To consider varying certain maximum residue limits for residues of agricultural or veterinary chemicals that may occur in food.

Amendment No. 146 (27 February 2014)

A1081—Food derived from Herbicide-tolerant Soybean Event SYHT0H2

To seek permission for food derived from genetically modified cotton tolerant to dicamba and glufosinate ammonium herbicides.

Amendment No. 147 (1 May 2014)

A1085—Food derived from Reduced Lignin Lucerne Line KK179

To seek approval of genetically modified reduced lignin lucerne Line KK179.

Amendment No. 148 (15 May 2014)

A1087—Food derived from Insect-protected Soybean Line DAS-81419-2

To seek permission for food derived from soybean plant product genetically modified to provide protection against several lepidopteran pests of soybean.

A1089—Food derived from Herbicide-tolerant Canola Line DP-073496-4

To seek permission for food derived from herbicide-tolerant canola Line 73496, genetically modified to provide tolerance to glyphosate.

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority gazetted and registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments the following amendments to Schedule 1 of Standard 1.4.2:

APVMA 3, 2013

2 July 2013

APVMA 4, 2013

13 August 2013

APVMA 5, 2013

10 September 2013

APVMA 6, 2013

5 November 2013

APVMA 7, 2013

3 December 2013

APVMA 8, 2013

17 December 2013

APVMA 1, 2014

28 January 2014

APVMA 2, 2014

25 February 2014

APVMA 3, 2014

22 April 2014

APVMA 4, 2014

20 May 2014

APVMA 5, 2014

3 June 2014

APVMA 6, 2014

17 June 2014

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