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P1049 - Carbohydrate and sugar claims on alcoholic beverages

​​The purpose of this proposal is to clarify the Food Standards Code with respect to claims about carbohydrate content and the components of carbohydrate (such as sugar) in relation to alcoholic beverages.​

Administrative Assessment Report - 17 August 2018 (pdf 84kb) | (word 46kb)

For background information please see the Technical Assessment.

Work on this proposal was temporarily paused while FSANZ undertook preliminary work on e​nergy labelling of alcoholic beverages. In April 2022, work on P1049 was recommenced to align with work on Proposal P1059 Ene​rgy labelling on alcoholic beverages and allow us to consider alignment of any potential alcohol labelling changes. Public consultation on P1049 is now anticipated in second quarter 2023.  ​


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