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 2.6.1 Fruit juice and vegetable juice
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 2.6.1 – Fruit juice and vegetable juice.
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.
Note In this Code (see section 1.1.2—3):
fruit juice means juice made from a fruit.
(a) means the liquid portion, with or without pulp, obtained from:
(i) a fruit or a vegetable; or
(ii) in the case of citrus fruit, other than lime—the endocarp only of the fruit; and
(b) includes a product that results from concentrating juice and then reconstituting it with water.
juice blend means a blend of more than one juice (including a blend of one or more fruit juices and one or more vegetable juices).
vegetable juice means juice made from a vegetable.
2.6.1—3 Requirement for food sold as fruit juice or vegetable juice
(1) A food that is sold as fruit juice or as the juice of a specified fruit or fruits must be fruit juice or a blend of fruit juices, and may contain any of the following additional ingredients:
(a) no more than 40 g/kg of sugars;
(c) herbs and spices.
(2) A food that is sold as vegetable juice or as the juice of a specified vegetable or vegetables must be vegetable juice, or a blend of vegetable juices, and may contain any of the following additional ingredients:
(c) herbs and spices.
2.6.1—4 Name and percentage by volume of juices in juice blend
For the labelling provisions, the name and percentage of each juice in juice blend is not required for orange juice which contains no more than 10% in total of:
(a) mandarin juice; or
(b) tangelo juice; or
(c) mandarin juice and tangelo juice.
Note The labelling provisions are set out in Standard 1.2.1.