Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Schedule 12 – Nutrition information panels

Link to law: https://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/F2015L00482

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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
 
 
 
 
 
Note: 
 
This Standard will be published in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette No. FSC 96 on 10 April 2015.
 
Schedule 12           Nutrition information panels
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.
                   Standard 1.2.8 is a standard for nutrition information requirements. This Standard sets out nutrition information panels for subsection 1.2.8—6(2), subsection 1.2.8—6(3), subsection 1.2.8—6(5), subsection 1.2.8—8(3), paragraph 2.6.4—5(2)(b), subsection 2.9.2—11(3) and subsection 2.10.3—5(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.
S12—1                Name
                            This Standard is Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Schedule 12 – Nutrition information panels.
                                      Note    Commencement:
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.
S12—2                Format for nutrition information panel—subsection 1.2.8—6(2)
                            For subsection 1.2.8—6(2), the format for a nutrition information panel is:

 
NUTRITION INFORMATION
 
Servings per package: (insert number of servings)
Serving size: g (or mL or other units as appropriate)

 
Quantity per serving
Quantity per 100 g (or 100 mL)

Energy
kJ (Cal)
 
kJ (Cal)

Protein
G
 
g

Fat, total
 —saturated
g
g
 
g
g

Carbohydrate
 —sugars
g
g
 
g
g

Sodium
mg (mmol)
 
mg (mmol)

(insert any other nutrient or biologically active substance to be declared)
 
g, mg, μg (or other units as appropriate)
g, mg, μg (or other units as appropriate)

 
S12—3                Format for nutrition information panels—subsection 1.2.8—6(3) and 1.2.8—6(5)
                            For subsection 1.2.8—6(3) and 1.2.8—6(5), the format for a nutrition information panel is:

 
NUTRITION INFORMATION
 
Servings per package: (insert number of servings)
Serving size: g (or mL or other units as appropriate)

 
Quantity per Serving
Quantity per 100 g (or 100 mL)

Energy
kJ (Cal)
kJ (Cal)
 

Protein, total
 —*
g
g
g
g
 

Fat, total
 —saturated
      —**
 —trans
      —**
 —polyunsaturated
      —**
 —monounsaturated
      —**
g
g
g
g
g
g
g
g
g
g
g
g
g
g
g
g
g
g
 

Cholesterol
mg
mg
 

Carbohydrate
 —sugars
      —**
      — **
      —**
g
g
g
g
g
g
g
g
g
g
 

Dietary fibre, total
 —*
g
g
g

 

Sodium
mg (mmol)
mg (mmol)
 

(insert any other nutrient or biologically active substance to be declared)
 
g, mg, μg (or other units as appropriate)
g, mg, μg (or other units as appropriate)

                                      Note    * indicates a sub-group nutrient
                                                  ** indicates a sub-sub-group nutrient
                                      Note    The word ‘total’ following ‘protein’ or ‘dietary fibre’ in the first column of the panel need only be included if it is followed immediately by a sub-group.
 
S12—4                Format for nutrition information panel—percentage daily intake information
                            For subsection 1.2.8—8(3), an example nutrition information panel with percentage daily intake information is:

 
NUTRITION INFORMATION
 
Servings per package: (insert number of servings)
Serving size: g (or mL or other units as appropriate)

 
Quantity per serving
% Daily intake* (per serving)
Quantity per 100 g (or 100 mL)

Energy
kJ (Cal)
%
kJ (Cal)
 

Protein
g
%
g
 

Fat, total
 —saturated
g
g
%
%
g
g
 

Carbohydrate
 —sugars
g
g
%
%
g
g
 

Sodium
mg (mmol)
%
mg (mmol)
 

(insert any other nutrient or biologically active substance to be declared)
 
g, mg, μg (or other units as appropriate)
%
g, mg, μg (or other units as appropriate)
 

* Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ. Your daily intakes may be higher or lower depending on your energy needs.

 
S12—5                Sample format for nutrition information panel—formulated caffeinated beverages
                            For section 2.6.4—5, an example of the placement of the declarations required by paragraph 2.6.4—5(2)(b) adjacent to or following a nutrition information panel is:

 
NUTRITION INFORMATION
 
Servings per package: (insert number of servings)
Serving size: 250 mL

 
 
 

 
Quantity per Serving
Quantity per 100 mL

Energy
kJ (Cal)
kJ (Cal)
 

Protein
g
g
 

Fat, total
 —saturated
g
g
g
g
 

Carbohydrate, total
 —sugars
g
g
g
g
 

Sodium
 
mg (mmol)
mg (mmol)

COMPOSITION INFORMATION

Caffeine
mg
mg

Thiamin
mg
mg

Riboflavin
mg
mg

Niacin
mg
mg

Vitamin B6
mg
mg

Vitamin B12
μg
μg

Pantothenic acid
mg
mg

Taurine
mg
mg

Glucuronolactone
mg
mg

Inositol
mg
mg
 

 
S12—6                Nutrition information panel—food for infants
                            For subsection 2.9.2—11(3), the format for the nutrition information panel is:
 
NUTRITION INFORMATION
 
Servings per package:  (insert number of servings)
Serving size: g (or mL or other units as appropriate)

 
 
Quantity per Serving
 
 
Quantity per 100g
(or 100 mL)
 

Energy
kJ (Cal)
kJ (Cal)
 

Protein
g
g
 

Fat, total
g
g
 

— (insert claimed fatty acids)
g
g
 

Carbohydrate
g
g

— sugars
g
g
 

Sodium
mg (mmol)
mg (mmol)
 

(insert any other nutrient or biologically active substance to be declared)
 
g, mg, μg (or other units as appropriate)
 
g, mg, μg (or other units as appropriate)

S12—7                Nutrition information panel—calcium in chewing gum
                            For section 2.10.3—5(3), the nutrition information panel may, for example, be set out in the following format:
 
NUTRITION INFORMATION
 
Servings per package:  10
Serving size:  3 g

 
Average quantity per serve
Average quantity per 100 g

Energy
 
25 kJ
833 kJ

Protein
 
0 g
0 g

Fat, total
– saturated
 
0 g
0 g
0 g
0 g
 

Carbohydrate
– sugars
 
Less than 1 g
Less than 1 g
Less than 1 g
Less than 1 g

Dietary fibre
0 g
0 g

Sodium
0 mg
0 mg

Calcium*
80 mg (10% RDI**)
2670 mg

*average quantity of calcium released during 20 minutes of chewing
**Recommended Dietary Intake

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