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Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ)

Australia seeks comments on maximum residue limit changes

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has called for comment submissions on a proposal to change maximum residue limits (MRLs) for some agricultural and veterinary chemicals for Australia only. FSANZ Chief Executive Officer Mark Booth said some of the proposed changes would align limits in the Food Standards Code with overseas limits, while others have… Continue Reading

Deadlines set for comments to FSANZ on changes Down Under

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ), which has responsibility for food safety in Australia and New Zealand, has upcoming comment deadlines for several draft variations to its food code.   Three applications with comment deadlines in coming weeks are: A1131 – 1 (Protease) as a Processing Aid (Enzyme) Seeks a permit for the use of aqualysin 1 sourced from Bacillus subtilis… Continue Reading

Maximum pesticide residue limits getting review Down Under

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has called for submissions by July 25 on a proposal to amend maximum residue limits (MRLs) for certain agricultural and veterinary chemicals. FSANZ Chief Executive Officer Mark Booth said the proposal aims to harmonize limits in the Food Standards Code with limits used in exports. “If a chemical is… Continue Reading