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​​​​​(October 2019)

Acronyms and abbreviations

ACCC

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

ADI

Acceptable daily intake

AFGC

Australian Food and Grocery Council

ANAO

Australian National Audit Office

APEC

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

APS

Australian Public Service

APVMA

Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority

ATDS

Australian Total Diet Study

CCCF

Codex Committee on Contaminants in Food

CCFA

Codex Committee on Food Additives

CCFH

Codex Committee on Food Hygiene

CCFL

Codex Committee on Food Labelling

CCFICS

Codex Committee on Food Import and Export Inspection Certification Systems

CCNFSDU

Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses

COAG

Council of Australian Governments

Codex

Codex Alimentarius Commission and its committees

EEO

Equal Employment Opportunity

FARMC

Finance, Audit and Risk Management Committee

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization

FDA

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FOI

Freedom of Information

Food Standards Code

Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code

FRSC

Food Regulation Standing Committee

FSANZ

Food Standards Australia New Zealand

FSANZ Act

Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991

GM

Genetically modified

HACCP

Hazard analysis and critical control points

IGA

Inter-Government Agreement

ILSI

International Life Sciences Institute

INFOSAN

International Food Safety Authorities Network

ISFR

Implementation Subcommittee for Food Regulation

JECFA

Joint Expert Meeting on Food Additives

Ministerial Forum

Australia New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation

MPI

Ministry for Primary Industries (New Zealand)

MoU

Memorandum of Understanding

MRL

Maximum residue limit

NESB1

Non-English speaking Background 1

NHMRC

National Health and Medical Research Council

NICNAS

National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme

NUTTAB

Nutrient content of food in Australia (publication)

OBPR

Office of Best Practice Regulation

OECD

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

OGTR

Office of the Gene Technology Regulator

PFAS

Per- and poly-fluoroalkylated substances

PFOS

Perfluorooctane sulfonate

QUADS

Food Safety Quadrilateral meetings, involving Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United States

SCSC

APEC Sub-Committee on Standards and Conformance

SES

Senior Executive Service

TDI

Tolerable daily intake

TGA

Therapeutic Goods Administration

WHO

World Health Organization

WTO

World Trade Organization

WHS

Work Health and Safety

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