Policy - Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code Standard 2.4.2 - Edible oil spreads

Date:
2016
Published by:
Food Standards Australia New Zealand
Published year:
2015
Is the policy document adopted?:
Yes
Type of policy:
Legislation relevant to nutrition

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Legislation Details

2.4.2—3               Requirements for sale as edible oil spread or margarine

Application of section to New Zealand

                   (1)      Subsections (3) and (5) do not apply to edible oil spread or margarine produced in, or imported into, New Zealand.

Requirement for food sold as edible oil spread

                   (2)      A food that is sold as an edible oil spread must be edible oil spread.

Requirement for food sold as table edible oil spread

                   (3)      A food that is sold as a ‘table’ edible oil spread must be edible oil spread containing no less than 55 μg/kg of vitamin D.

Requirement for food sold as margarine

                   (4)      A food that is sold as ‘margarine’ must be margarine.

Requirement for food sold as table margarine

                   (5)      A food that is sold as ‘table margarine’ must be margarine containing no less than 55 μg/kg of vitamin D.

Reference: 

WHO 2nd Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016-2017

Further notes: 

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.

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