Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Schedule 13 – Nutrition information required for food in small packages

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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 13           Nutrition information required for food in small packages
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 labelling information for paragraph 1.2.8—14(1)(b).
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.
S13—1         Name
                            This Standard is Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Schedule 13 – Nutrition information required for food in small packages.
                                      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.
S13—2                Nutrition information required for food in small packages
                            For paragraph 1.2.8—14(1)(b), the table is:
Nutrition information for food in small packages

Column 1
Column 2

Claim is about
Label must include

Any nutrient or biologically active
Average quantity of the nutrient or biologically

substance (other than a vitamin or
active substance present per serving of the food

mineral with a RDI)
 

Any vitamin or mineral with a RDI
(a)    *Average quantity of the vitamin or mineral present per serving of the food; and
(b)    Percentage of the RDI for the vitamin or mineral contributed by one serving of the food, and calculated in accordance with section 1.2.8—9.

Cholesterol, saturated fatty acids,
Saturated fatty acids, trans fatty acids,

trans fatty acids, polyunsaturated
*polyunsaturated fatty acids and monounsaturated

fatty acids, monounsaturated fatty
fatty acids content per serving of the food

acids, omega-6 or omega-9 fatty
 

acids
 

Dietary fibre, sugars or any other
Average quantity of energy, carbohydrate, sugars and

*carbohydrate
*dietary fibre (calculated in accordance with section S11—4)

 
present per serving of the food

Energy
Average quantity of energy present per serving of the food

Fat-free
Average quantity of energy present per serving of the food

Omega-3 fatty acids
(a)    *Saturated fatty acids, *trans fatty acids, *polyunsaturated fatty acids and *monounsaturated fatty acids content per serving of the food; and
(b)    Type and amount of omega-3 fatty acids per serving of the food, namely alpha-linolenic acid, or docosahexaenoic acid, or eicosapentaenoic acid, or a combination of the above.

Lactose
Galactose content per serving of the food

Potassium
Sodium and potassium content per serving of the food

Sodium or salt
Sodium and potassium content per serving of the food

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