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NUTTAB 2010 is suitable to use as:
  • a guide to the nutrient content of Australian foods for nutrition research and to help consumers make healthy food choices and
  • an education tool for schools and universities.

Limitations of food composition data

Before relying on information in NUTTAB 2010, you should carefully evaluate the accuracy, completeness and relevance of this information for your purposes, and consider the need to obtain appropriate expert advice relevant to your particular circumstances.
 
There are limitations associated with food composition databases. Nutrient data published in NUTTAB 2010 may represent an average of the nutrient content of a particular sample of foods and ingredients, determined at a particular time. The nutrient composition of foods and ingredients can vary substantially between batches and brands because of a number of factors, including changes in season, changes in formulation, processing practices and ingredient source.
 
While most of the data contained in NUTTAB 2010 are generated from analysed values, some of the data are borrowed from overseas food composition tables; supplied by the food industry; taken from food labels; imputed from similar foods; or calculated using a recipe approach.
 
While FSANZ has made considerable effort to ensure the quality of data in NUTTAB 2010, FSANZ makes no warranty that the information contained in NUTTAB 2010 will be free from error, or if used will ensure compliance with the relevant requirements of the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.

Creative Commons Licence

© Commonwealth of Australia and Food Standards Australia New Zealand, 2011
 
ISBN number: 978-0-642-34572-1
 
 
 
NUTTAB 2010 is licensed by Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Australia licence. To view a copy of this licence, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/au/
In essence, you are free to copy, communicate and adapt NUTTAB 2010 as long as you correctly attribute the work to FSANZ, distribute any derivative work (i.e. new work based on this work) only under this licence, and abide by the additional term for use of NUTTAB 2010.
 
Instructions on how to attribute NUTTAB 2010 can be found in Attributing NUTTAB 2010 material. Where your use of NUTTAB 2010 material requires citation, see Citing NUTTAB 2010.
 
FSANZ reserves the right to set out the terms and conditions for the use of NUTTAB 2010.

Attributing NUTTAB 2010 material

NUTTAB 2010 is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Australia licence. This licence requires that whenever you copy or distribute NUTTAB 2010, you attribute the work in the manner specified by FSANZ (but not in any way that suggests that FSANZ endorses you or your use of the work). Additionally, if you alter, transform, or build upon the data in NUTTAB 2010, you may redistribute the resulting work only under the same licence to the one governing NUTTAB 2010.
The following is provided to assist users to comply with the licence.

No modifications

Provided you have not modified or transformed the data in NUTTAB 2010 in any way including, for example, by:
  • changing text and values
  • calculating percentage differences
  • graphing or charting data
  • deriving new values from published NUTTAB 2010 values
  • scaling or rounding values

you must provide the following attribution statement:

Source: NUTTAB 2010 (Food Standards Australia New Zealand); The University of New South Wales; Professor Heather Greenfield and co-workers at the University of New South Wales; Tables of composition of Australian Aboriginal Foods (J Brand-Miller, KW James and PMA Maggiore).

Redistribution with modifications

If you have modified or transformed NUTTAB 2010 data, or derived new material from NUTTAB 2010 in any way, you must provide the following attribution statement:
 
Based on source: NUTTAB 2010 (Food Standards Australia New Zealand); The University of New South Wales; Professor Heather Greenfield and co-workers at the University of New South Wales;  Tables of composition of Australian Aboriginal Foods (J Brand-Miller, KW James and PMA Maggiore).

Citing NUTTAB 2010

Where your use of NUTTAB 2010 requires citation, the following citation should be used:

NUTTAB 2010 – Australian Food Composition Tables: Food Standards Australia New Zealand, Canberra.

Additional term of use for NUTTAB 2010

There is an additional term of use to those provided by the Creative Commons licence that applies to use of NUTTAB 2010.  If you redistribute NUTTAB 2010,you must describe the inherent limitations associated with food composition databases as follows:
 
“There are limitations associated with food composition databases. Nutrient data published in NUTTAB 2010 may represent an average of the nutrient content of a particular sample of foods and ingredients, determined at a particular time. The nutrient composition of foods and ingredients can vary substantially between batches and brands because of a number of factors, including changes in season, changes in formulation, processing practices and ingredient source. While most of the data contained in NUTTAB 2010 are generated from analysed values, some of the data are borrowed from overseas food composition tables; supplied by the food industry; taken from food labels; imputed from similar foods; or calculated using a recipe approach.”
 
Further information on the use of NUTTAB 2010 can be found in the Disclaimer Notice provided below.

Inquiries

Requests and inquiries concerning reproduction of NUTTAB 2010 and users’ rights should be addressed to:
The Information Officer
FSANZ
PO Box 7186
Canberra BC ACT 2610
Email: info@foodstandards.gov.au

Disclaimer notice

FSANZ makes NUTTAB 2010 available for the benefit of the public and on the understanding that you will exercise your own skill, care and judgment with respect to its use and you will carefully evaluate the accuracy, currency, completeness and relevance of the material for your purposes.
 
NUTTAB 2010 is made available only for the purposes of providing nutrient data and ancillary material to users. FSANZ has taken great care to ensure the material provided in NUTTAB 2010 is as correct and accurate as possible. However, FSANZ makes no warranty that the material contained in NUTTAB 2010 will be free from error, or if used will ensure compliance with the relevant requirements of the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code. FSANZ recommends that users viewing this publication for dietary purposes consult a heath care practitioner for a comprehensive dietary assessment.
 
By using the material in NUTTAB 2010, you acknowledge that in no event shall FSANZ be liable for any incidental or consequential damages resulting from use of the data.
 
FSANZ also advises you that any reference to a brand name product contained in NUTTAB 2010 is not to be taken as an authoritative statement of the composition of that product, due to changes in formulation that may have occurred since the FSANZ data were generated. It is also not to be taken as a statement that a particular product complies, or does not comply, with any labelling declarations that might have been made for it or with any regulatory requirements. If you require current data on a specific branded product you should contact the manufacturer of that product.

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