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FOI Disclosure Log

The following documents have been released by Food Standards Australia New Zealand under the Freedom of Information Act 1982.

Date access given to document/s Summary of FOI request received by agency Access Link to document/s
​21 August 2017 ​Access to correspondence between FSANZ and infant formula companies and internal communications regarding the presence of nanoparticles in infant formula.  ​​Partial access Released documents (zip folder 11.5 mb)​
​26 June 2017

Technical Documents and/or Technical Specifications and/or Experimental Protocols or parts thereof submitted by the Applicant in support of Application A1143.

​Partial access

Released documents (zip folder 20 mb)

 

​15 July 2016

 

All correspondence between FSANZ and other state or federal government departments and external parties regarding biotechnology based approach in plant breeding.

​Partial access Released documents (zip folder 13mb)

​13 July 2016

Any document relating to the issue of whether nanomaterials in food constitute or would constitute novel foods for purposes of section 1.5.1 of the Food Standards Code.

​Partial access

​​​To request a copy of the documents, please contact FOI@foodstandards.gov.au

 ​6 July 2016

 

 

Access to the two draft reports initially submitted being a review of potential health risks associated with nanotechnologies in food additives and nanotechnologies in food packaging.

​Partial access

​​To request a copy of the documents, please contact FOI@foodstandards.gov.au

​11 December 2015 ​All documents from January 2012 to 3 July 2015 that discuss whether biotechnology-based approaches in plant breeding are  covered by existing regulation or should be regulated. ​Partial access ​To request a copy of the documents, please contact FOI@foodstandards.gov.au
​27 April 2015

All correspondence between FSANZ and The Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation (the Forum), from 1 December 2014 until 30 January 2015 inclusive, pertaining to the mandatory labelling of trans fatty acids.

​Partial access Released document (pdf 1.1mb)
​17 April 2015 ​All documents relating to the decision by FSANZ to exclude the health and safety risks arising from the use of nanomaterials from the scope of Proposal P1034. ​Partial access ​Released document (pdf 353kb)

​20 February 2014

​All copies of correspondence, including emails, from the Chair to the Health Minister, the Hon Peter Dutton MP, from 8 September 2013 to
20 January 2014
.


Full access

Released document (pdf 234kb)

​3 October 2013

Any relevant information relating to the basis of the decisions of the Australian Federal Police and Australian Customs to stop, seize and return the Product (CRAZE sports supplement).


​Full access

Released documents (pdf 8110kb)

​​12 August 2013

Copies of minutes of meetings, including agenda and attendees of Consumer and Public Health Dialogue (CPHD) forums since 1 January 2012 to 4 July 2013.

​Full access


Released documents (pdf 285kb)

​20 May 2013

Access to documents relating to FSANZ’s review of cost recovery arrangements including:

  • the electronic version of the activity-based costing (ABC) model used by FSANZ to determine the cost recovery revenue increase as detailed in the FSANZ document Review of Cost Recovery Arrangements for Applications Consultation Paper (the Consultation Paper) dated 18 June 2012;

  • final financial modelling data and final assumptions used in the ABC model to determine the cost recovery revenue increase;

  • the last document or documents that set out how corporate overheads have been estimated and apportioned in the ABC model to determine the cost recovery revenue increase;

  • all emails (including attachments) from 1 July 2011 onwards relating to the FSANZ review of cost recovery arrangements; and

  • all material given or presented to the FSANZ Board for their 5-6 December 2012 meeting relating to cost recovery arrangements.

​Partial access

To request a copy of the documents please contact FOI@foodstandards.gov.au

4 February 2013

Access to documents relating to FSANZ’s review of cost recovery arrangements including:

  • the activity-based costing (ABC) model used by FSANZ to determine the cost recovery revenue increase as detailed in the FSANZ document Review of Cost Recovery Arrangements for Applications Consultation Paper (the Consultation Paper) dated 18 June 2012

  • final financial modelling data and final assumptions used in the ABC model to determine the cost recovery revenue increase

  • the last document or documents that set out how corporate overheads have been estimated and apportioned in the ABC model to determine the cost recovery revenue increase

  • all material given or presented to the FSANZ Board for the 5-6 December 2012 meeting relating to cost recovery arrangements.

Full access

Released document (pdf 1 mb)

19 October 2012

Access to documents and correspondence relating to correspondence to FSANZ dated 7 December 2011 and all replies.

Partial access

To request a copy of the documents please contact FOI@foodstandards.gov.au

 

19 October 2012

FOI request for access to all records and correspondence between FSANZ and the relevant New Zealand authority.

Partial access

To request a copy of the documents please contact FOI@foodstandards.gov.au

 

11 May 2012

Access to talking points and briefing note regarding Application A1039 – low THC hemp as a food

Full access

Released document 1 (pdf 29 kb)

Released document 2 (pdf 60 kb)

11 May 2012

Draft Minutes of FSANZ Board meeting 48 disclosing Item D6, Application A1039 – low THC hemp as a food

Partial access

Released document (pdf 85 kb)

7 March 2012

Access to email correspondence, relating to Applications A1042 (Food derived from herbicide-tolerant corn line) and A1046 (Food derived from herbicide-tolerant soybean line)

Full access

Released documents (pdf 467 kb)

24 February 2012

Access to FSANZ’s gift register entries from 2007–2011

Partial access 

Released document (pdf 122 kb)

17 February 2012

Access to two reports commissioned by FSANZ as part of Application A576 – Labelling of Alcoholic Beverages with a Pregnancy Health Advisory Label

Full access

Released document 1 (pdf 1827 kb)

Released document 2 (pdf 1186 kb)

20 December 2011

Access to confidential Queensland Police Submission on Consultation Paper for Application A1039 – Low THC Hemp as a Food.

Partial access

Released document (pdf 858 kb)

26 October 2011

Current advice given by FSANZ to AQIS (or other relevant agencies) which relates to the level of public health risk posed by the presence of antibiotic residues, and antibiotic resistant bacteria in imported foods.

Full access

Released documents (pdf 2.8 mb)

 

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