The following are the current proposals before Food Stanadrads Australia New Zealand.
FSANZ is calling for submissions on the following applications:
• A1134 – Increased Concentration of Plant Sterols in Breakfast Cereals: to amend current novel food permissions for phytosterols added to breakfast cereals to allow increased concentrations for portion-controlled breakfast cereals, in either individually wrapped portions or portions that can be easily divided.
• A1123 – Isomalto-oligosaccharide as a Novel Food: seeks to amend the Food Standards Code to permit isomalto-oligosaccharide as a novel food to be used as an alternative (lower calorie) sweetener and bulk filler in a range of general purpose and special purpose foods.
• Changes to cost recovery arrangements: FSANZ is proposing an increase in its hourly charge to reflect government policy for full cost recovery, changed levels within the general procedure and a reduced administrative charge.
• View the consultation papers
• How to make a submission
Media contact: 0401 714 265 (Australia) or +61 401 714 265 (from New Zealand) or email firstname.lastname@example.org