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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.

 

2023 FSANZ Board meeting outcomes

FSANZ96 - 6 December 2023

At its 96th meeting held on 6 December 2023, the FSANZ Board approved 2 draft variations to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code: 

These decisions have been notified to the Food Ministers’ Meeting.  

The Approval Reports summarising the reasons for these decisions are available on the FSANZ website.  

The Board's next meeting will be held on 2 February 2024 by videoconference. 

Board videoconference - 14 November 2023

At a videoconference held on 14 November 2023, the FSANZ Board approved 2 draft variations to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code: 

This decision has been notified to the Food Ministers’ Meeting.  

The Approval Report summarising the reasons for these decisions are available on the FSANZ website.  

The Board's next meeting will be held on 6 December 2023 by videoconference. 

Board videoconference - 25 October 2023

​​At a videoconference held on 25 October 2023, the FSANZ Board approved 4 draft variations to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code: 

These decisions have been notified to the Food Ministers’ Meeting.  

The Approval Reports summarising the reasons for these decisions are available on the FSANZ website.  

The Board's next meeting will be held on 14 November 2023 by videoconference. ​​

FSANZ95 - 13 September 2023​​​

At its 95th meeting held on 13 September 2023 in Canberra, Australia, the FSANZ Board approved 3 draft variations to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code: 

These decisions have been notified to the Food Ministers’ Meeting. The Approval Reports summarising the reasons for these decisions are available on the FSANZ website.  

The Board's next meeting will be held on 25 October 2023 by videoconference. 

​Board videoconference - 2 August 2023

At a videoconference held on 2 August 2023, the FSANZ Board approved the following draft variations to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code (the Code).

These decisions will be notified to the Food Ministers' Meeting. The approval reports summarising the reasons for the decisions are available on the FSANZ website.

​The Board's next meeting (FSANZ95) will be held on Wednesday 13 September 2023 in Canberra.​

FSANZ94 - 7 and 8 June 2023

At its 94th meeting held on 7-8 June 2023 in Wellington New Zealand, the FSANZ Board approved 3 draft variations to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code:

 

These decisions have been notified to the Food Ministers’ Meeting. The Approval Reports summarising the reasons for these decisions are available on the FSANZ website.

 

The Board's next meeting will be held on 2 August 2023 by videoconference.

Board videoconference - 26 April 2023

At a videoconference held on 26 April 2023, the FSANZ Board approved one draft variation to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code (the Code).

 

This decision will be notified to the Food Ministers’ Meeting. The Approval Report summarising the reasons for this decision is available on the FSANZ website.

 

The Board's next meeting (FSANZ94) will be held on Wednesday 7 and 8 June 2023 in Wellington,

New Zealand.
 

FSANZ93 - 15 and 16 March 2023​

At its 93rd meeting held on 15 and 16 March 2023, the FSANZ Board approved 3 draft variations to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code (the Code).

These decisions have been notified to the Food Ministers' Meeting. The Approval Reports summarising the reasons for these decisions are available on the FSANZ website.

The Board's next face-to-face meeting will be held on 7 and 8 June 2023 in Wellington, New Zealand.

Board videoconference - 1 February 2023​

At a videoconference held on 1 February 2023, the FSANZ Board approved two draft variations to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code (the Code).

These decisions will be notified to the Food Ministers’ Meeting. The Approval Reports summarising the reasons for these decisions are available on the FSANZ website.

The Board's next meeting (FSANZ93) will be held on Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 March 2023. ​

2022 FSANZ Board meeting outcomes

FSANZ92 - 14 and 15 December 2022

At its 92nd meeting held on 14 and 15 December 2022, the FSANZ Board approved four draft variations to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code (the Code).

These decisions have been notified to the Food Ministers’ Meeting.

 

The Approval Reports summarising the reasons for these decisions are available on the FSANZ website.

 

The Board's next face-to-face meeting will be held on 15 and 16 March 2023 in Canberra. ​

Board videoconference - 26 October 2022​

At a videoconference held on 26 October 2022, the FSANZ Board approved two draft variations to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code (the Code).

These decisions have been notified to the Food Ministers’ Meeting. The Approval Reports summarising the reasons for these decisions are available on the FSANZ website.

The Board's next meeting will be held on 14 and 15 December 2022.

FSANZ91 - 14 and 15 September 2022

At its 91st​ meeting held on 14 and 15 September 2022, the FSANZ Board approved six draft variations to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code (the Code). ​

These decisions have been notified to the Food Ministers’ Meeting.

The Approval Reports summarising the reasons for these decisions are available on the FSANZ website.

The Board's next face-to-face meeting will be held on 14 and 15 December 2022 in Canberra.

Board videoconference - 3 August 2022

​At a videoconference held on 3 August 2022, the FSANZ Board approved two draft variations to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code (the Code).

​These decisions have been notified to the Food Ministers' Meeting. The Approval Reports summarising the reasons for these decisions are available on the FSANZ website.

The Board's next meeting will be held on 14 and 15 September 2022.

FSANZ90 - 8 and 9 June 2022​

At its 90th meeting held on 8 and 9 June 2022, the FSANZ Board approved five draft variations to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code (the Code).​

These decisions have been notified to the Food Ministers' Meeting.

The Approval Reports summarising the reasons for these decisions are available on the FSANZ website.

The Board's next face-to-face meeting will be held on 14 and 15 September 2022 in Canberra.
 

FSANZ89 - 7 a​nd 8 March 2022​

At its 89th meeting held on 7 and 8 March 2022, the FSANZ Board approved three draft variations to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code (the Code).

These decisions have been notified to the Food Ministers' Meeting.

The Board also approved Urgent Proposal P1057 - Review of the kava standard.

The Approval Reports summarising the reasons for these decisions are available on the FSANZ website.

The Board's next face-to-face meeting will be held on 8 and 9 June 2022 in Wellington, New Zealand.

​Board videoconference - 2 February 2022

At a videoconference held on 2 February 2022, the FSANZ Board approved one draft variation to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code (the Code).

This decision has been notified to the Food Ministers’ Meeting. The Approval Report summarising the reasons for this decision are available on the FSANZ website.

The Board's next meeting will be held on 7 and 8 March 2022.​

2021 FSANZ Board meeting outcomes

Board videoconference - 27 October 2021​

At a videoconference held on 27 October 2021, the FSANZ Board approved three draft variations to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code (the Code).

These decisions have been notified to the Food Ministers' Meeting. The Approval Reports summarising the reasons for these decisions are available on the FSANZ website.

The Board's next meeting will be held on 8 and 9 December 2021.

FSANZ87 - 15 a​nd 16 September 2021​

At its 87th meeting held via videoconference on 15 and 16 September 2021, the FSANZ Board approved one draft variation to the Code.

This decision has been notified to the Food Ministers' Meeting​. 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 on 8 and 9 December 2021.

Board videoconference - 4 August 2021

At a videoconference held on 4 August 2021 the FSANZ Board approved two draft variations to ​the Code.

 

These decisions have been notified to the Food Ministers' Meeting. The Approval Reports summarising the reasons for these decisions are available on the FSANZ website.

The Board's next meeting will be held on 15 and 16 September 2021.​

FSANZ86 - 9 a​nd 10 June 2021

​At its 86th​​ meeting held in New Zealand on 9 and 10 June 2021, the FSANZ Board approved two draft variations to the Code.

​The Board's next face-to-face meeting will be held on 15 and 16 September 2021.​

FSANZ85 ​- 16 and 17 March 2021

At its 85th meeting held via video conference between Canberra and New Zealand on 16 and 17 March 2021, the FSANZ Board approved two draft variations to the Code.​

These decisions have been notified to the Food Ministers' Meeting (formerly 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.

The Board's next face-to-face meeting will be held on 9 and 10 June 2021.

2020 FSANZ Board meeting outcomes

FS​ANZ84 - 1 and 2 December 2020​

​At its 84th meeting held via video conference on 1 and 2 December 2020, the FSANZ Board approved five draft variations to the Code.

The Board also reviewed its decision to vary the Code resulting from the declaration of an urgent proposal in September 2019, to prohibit the retail sale of pure and highly concentrated caffeine food products. The Board agreed to prepare a proposal for the variation of the relevant Standard.

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

FSANZ83 - 16 and 17 September 2020

At its 83rd meeting held via video conference on 16 and 17 September 2020, the FSANZ Board approved five draft variations to the Code.

The Board also re-affirmed its decision, subject to amendments FSANZ considered necessary in response to the Forum’s request for a review of this decision, to approve a draft variation to the Code for:

These decisions have been notified to the Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation. The Approval Reports and the Review Report summarising the reasons for these decisions are available on the applications our website.

FSANZ82 - 17 June 2020

At its 82nd​​ meeting held via video conference on 17 June 2020, the FSANZ Board approved two draft variations to the Code.

The Board also re-affirmed its decision, subject to amendments FSANZ considered necessary in response to the Forum’s request for a review of this decision, to approve a draft variation to the Code for:

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

Board teleconference - 29 April 2020

Due to the current events with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic, for its 29 April Board teleconference, the FSANZ Board trialled holding a meeting via video conference. During this meeting the Board approved two draft variations to the Code.

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

The Board's next meeting will be held via videoconference on 17 June 2020.

See the schedule of Board meetings for 2020..

FSANZ81 - 4 and 5 March 2020

At its 81​st meeting held in Canberra on 4 and 5 March 2020, the FSANZ Board approved two draft variations to the Code.

These decisions have been notified to the Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation.

2019 FSANZ Board meeting outcomes

FSANZ79 - 11 and 12 September 2019

At its 79th meeting held in Canberra on 11 and 12 September 2019, the FSANZ Board approved three draft variations to the Code. ​​​

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

The Board's next face-to-face meeting will be held in Canberra on 4 and 5 December 2019.

FSANZ78 - 12 and 13 June 2019

At its 78th meeting held in Wellington, New Zealand on 12 and 13 June 2019, the FSANZ Board approved four draft variations to the Code.

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

During its meeting in Wellington, the FSANZ Board also took the opportunity to meet with a range of industry, consumer, public health and government stakeholders.

The Board's next face-to-face meeting will be held in Canberra on 11 and 12 September 2019.

See the schedule of Board meetings for 2019.

FSANZ77 - 6 and 7 March 2019

At its 77th​ meeting held in Sydney on 6 and 7 March 2019, the FSANZ Board approved four draft variations to the Code.

These decisions have been notified to the Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation. The Approval Report and the Initial Assessment Reports summarising the reasons for these decisions are available on our website.

The Board's next face-to-face meeting will be held in Wellington, New Zealand on 12 and 13 June 2019.

At its Board teleconference held on 7 February 2018, the FSANZ Board approved one draft variation to 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 our website.

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

Page last updated 13 February 2024