The regulation of residues of agricultural and veterinary chemicals in food

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FRSC is seeking comments from all interested persons on the "Food Regulation Policy Guidelines Consultation Paper for the regulation of residues of agricultural and veterinary chemicals in food".

FRSC has developed document to seek community views on the Policy Guidelines Consultation Paper for the regulation of residues of agricultural and veterinary chemicals in food. Following the consultation period, the revised policy guidelines and a summary of submissions forwarded to the Australia and New Zealand Food Regulation Ministerial Council (Ministerial Council). The policy guidelines will be provided to Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) to form the framework within which any alternative approaches will be considered. Standard 1.4.2 of the Food Standards Code - Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs) does not apply to New Zealand.

All submissions are subject to the Freedom of Information Act 1982 in Australia. If you consider that all or part of your submission should not be released, please make this clear when making your submission and indicate the grounds for withholding the information.

Food regulation public consultation paper on draft ministerial policy guidelines for the regulation of residues of agricultural and veterinary chemicals in food (Word 55 KB)
Food regulation public consultation paper on draft ministerial policy guidelines for the regulation of residues of agricultural and veterinary chemicals in food (PDF 494 KB)

The regulation of residues of agricultural and veterinary chemicals in food - Stakeholder Summary (Word 103 KB)
The regulation of residues of agricultural and veterinary chemicals in food - Stakeholder Summary (PDF 217 KB)

Posted on 19 April 2006 - Updated on 5 December 2006

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