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FOI Disclosure Log

Last updated: 18 January 2021

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
​18 January 2021​Documents relevant to consideration of and conclusion on Proposal P1042​Full​Released documents
(PDF 5.83 mb) | (Word 67 kb)
​11 December 2020​Documents regarding regulation of GM rye grass and livestock​Partial releaseReleased documents ​GM Rye Grass Livestock
(zip 10.3 mb)
​21 November 2018
​Access to correspondence with other government agencies and external parties regarding biotechnology-based approaches in plant breeding. 
​Partial access
Released documents  (​​​zip 180 kb)
​10 July 2018 ​All documents relating to a workshop held in August 2016 on new GM techniques. ​Partial access​Released docs GM Workshop 2016 (zip 19.5 mb)
​2 November 2017​Access to documents between FSANZ and external scientists, the Science Media Centre and the Scientific Nanotechnology Advisory Group in relation to the presence of nanoparticles in infant formula.​Partial access​Released documents (zip 22.7 mb)​​
​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 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 accessReleased documents (zip 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 accessReleased documents ​(zip 13 mb)
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 1.1 mb)
​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 accessReleased document ​(PDF 353 kb)

​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 234 kb)

​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 8.1 mb)
​​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 285 kb)
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 1.8 mb)
Released document 2
(PDF 1.2 mb)
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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