Latest Regulatory Affairs Newsletter
A collection of regulatory news from this month.
Compositional Guideline for “Natural Fish Oil”
Comment Invited on New Zealand’s Proposed Natural Health Products Bill
New Processing Aids for Foods (5 December 2011)
FSANZ has approved the enzyme Endoprotease (EC 188.8.131.52) as a processing aid and comment is sought on proposals to allow the enzyme amylomaltase (from genetically modified microorganisms) as a processing aid and dibromo-dimethylhydantoin as a processing aid for poultry and meat.
Government Releases Response to Several Reviews of TGA Performance (13 December 2011)
23rd Australian Total Diet Survey Published (5 December 2011)
More than 1500 samples of 92 foods commonly used in Australia were analysed for the presence of agricultural and veterinary contaminants, some mycotoxins and nutrients. Conclusion is that the safety of Australian food supply has been confirmed. Report is published in full on FSANZ website.