Food Standards (Proposal P1025 – Code Revision) Variation
The Board of Food Standards Australia New Zealand gives notice of the making of this standard under section 92 of the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991. The Standard commences on 1 March 2016.
Dated 25 March 2015
Standards Management Officer
Delegate of the Board of Food Standards Australia New Zealand
This Standard will be published in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette No. FSC 96 on 10 April 2015.
Standard 1.2.6 Information requirements – directions for use and storage
Note 1 This instrument is a standard under the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 (Cth). The standards together make up the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code. See also section 1.1.1—3.
Note 2 The provisions of the Code that apply in New Zealand are incorporated in, or adopted under, the Food Act 2014 (NZ). See also section 1.1.1—3.
This Standard is Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Standard 1.2.6 – Information requirements – directions for use and storage.
This Standard commences on 1 March 2016, being the date specified as the commencement date in notices in the Gazette and the New Zealand Gazette under section 92 of the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 (Cth). See also section 93 of that Act.
1.2.6—2 Directions for use, and statement of storage conditions
For the labelling provisions, storage conditions and directions for use of a food are:
(a) if specific storage conditions are required to ensure that the food will keep until the *use-by date or the *best-before date—a statement of those conditions; and
(b) if the food must be used or stored in accordance with certain directions for health or safety reasons—those directions; and
(c) if the food is or contains:
(i) raw bamboo shoots—a statement indicating that bamboo shoots should be fully cooked before being consumed; or
(ii) raw sweet cassava—a statement indicating that sweet cassava should be peeled and fully cooked before being consumed.
Note The labelling provisions are set out in Standard 1.2.1.