Research into vitamin D levels in the population

A number of FSANZ staff recently contributed to a journal article investigating vitamin D in Australian diets. This study showed that vitamin D intakes in Australia are low.    Source: Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics.

 

Call for submissions and comments - These are all available on the FSANZ website here

Food derived from EPA and DHA producing and herbicide-tolerant canola line LBFLFK

GM Aspergillus niger (gene donor: Gloeophyllum trabeum) as a processing aid

Polygalacturonase from GM Aspergillus oryzae as a processing aid

Pectinesterase from GM Aspergillus oryzae as a processing aid

Serine endopeptidase enzyme from GM Trichoderma reesei

Infant Formula

 

Energy labelling on alcoholic beverages Updated 2nd May.    Sources: FSANZ  and FSANZ

 

Undeclared allergen food recall statistics for the period 1 January 2016 – 31 December 2021.    Source: FSANZ

 

Food recall statistics for the period 1 January 2012 – 31 December 2021.    Source: FSANZ

 

Invitation to 2022 Stakeholder Forum - Future Ready Food Standards. To be held WED 29TH June in Sydney.    Source: FSANZ

 

Food Recalls Source: FSANZ

Deep Coriander Chutney 283g - presence of an undeclared allergen (sesame). 

INC Shred Max Raspberry Coconut Flavour 60G - undeclared allergen (peanut)

Chris' Homestyle Plant Based Dips 200g - undeclared allergen (milk). 

Hanami Prawn Crackers. Incorrect labels do not declare molluscs [squid], milk and/or soy. 

The Little Big Dairy Company Double Cream 300mL and 1L - potential microbial (Listeria monocytogenes) contamination.

Margaret River Gluten Free Muesli 500G - undeclared allergen (gluten).

INC Shred Max Raspberry Coconut Flavour 60G - undeclared allergen (peanut)

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