Mechanisms - Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation

Lead government agency:
Ministry of Health

Function(s)

Coordination:
  • Convening nutrition partners
  • Coordination in development of national nutrition policies and programmes
Explanations
Mandate: 

The Forum is primarily responsible for the development of domestic food regulatory policy and the development of policy guidelines for setting domestic food standards. The Forum also has the capacity to adopt, amend or reject standards and to request that these be reviewed.

Notes: 

This coordination mechanism was reported to the WHO Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016-2017. Country progress in creating enabling policy environments for promoting healthy diets and nutrition. https://www.who.int/nutrition/publications/policies/global_nut_policyrev...

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