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Board meeting outcomes

The summary of key outcomes is not an official record of the decisions of the FSANZ Board and does not provide full details of those decisions. The Board minutes of each meeting are the official record of the decisions made by the Board at that meeting. No reliance should be placed on the summary of key outcomes at the links below.

See the schedule of Board meetings for 2018.

2018

FSANZ73 7-8 March 2018

At its 73rd meeting held in Canberra on 7 and 8 March 2018, the FSANZ Board approved two draft variations to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code (the Code).

  • A1142 – Addition of Prescribed Method of Analysis for Resistant Starch
  • A1147 – Food derived from Herbicide-tolerant Cotton Line GHB811

These decisions have been notified to the Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation. The Approval reports summarising the reasons for these decisions are available on the FSANZ website.

Strategic Planning

During the meeting the Board had discussions on a long-term strategy to be implemented via the existing planning and governance documents within FSANZ, principally the corporate plan. The Board agreed to developing a strategic plan over a series of meetings this calendar year.

During its meeting, the FSANZ Board took the opportunity to hold a stakeholder reception to celebrate the opening of FSANZ’s new premises at Majura Park, Canberra.

The Board’s next face-to-face meeting will be held in Wellington, New Zealand on 6 and 7 June 2018.

Teleconference - 7 February 2018

At its Board teleconference held on 7 February 2018, the FSANZ Board approved one draft variation to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code (the Code).

  • A1136 – Protein Glutaminase as a Processing Aid (Enzyme)

This decision has been notified to the Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation. The Approval report summarising the reason for this decision is available on the FSANZ website.

The Board’s next face-to-face meeting will be held in Canberra on 7 and 8 March 2018.

Archived outcomes

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