FSANZ publishes a range of scientific publications. Links to some publications are below. Publications can also be accessed via the publications section
For information on other publications click on the headings below:
Risk assessments and safety assessments
Risk assessments and safety assessments are usually prepared to support an application or proposal to change to the Food Standards Code. If you are looking for a specific risk assessment or safety assessment and the broader piece of work they contribute to, please visit the relevant application or proposal page.
Some recent risk assessments, safety assessments and associated documents are linked below:
Trans fatty acids
Primary production and processing standards for meat and meat products
Hydrocyanic acid in apricot kernels and other foods
Conjugated linoleic acid triglycerides as a novel food
Antibiotic use in New Zealand apples
Responses to studies
FSANZ monitors scientific literature and other information on food issues. Links to some of our responses to studies are below.
Evaluation report series
The results of a number of evaluation activities conducted by FSANZ as part of the Evaluation Strategy 2001-2003 and Evaluation Strategy 2004-2008 have been published as part of the Evaluation Report Series
International Food Risk Analysis Journal
FSANZ is the co-editor of the International Food Risk Analysis Journal, targeted towards food safety and nutrition regulators, public health officials, and food industry experts.
An important piece of work published in this journal and authored by past and present FSANZ staff is:
Published papers and book chapters
FSANZ staff often present scientific papers or posters at conferences providing broader opportunity for discussion and debate on FSANZ’s scientific output. See our posters here.