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Addition of phytosterols, phytostanols or their esters as a novel food to plant-based milk alternatives

Australia

Jul 25, 2022

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has assessed an application  to amend the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code (the Code) to extend the current permissions in the Code for plant sterols to also allow the addition of phytosterols, phytostanols or their esters as novel food to plant-based milk alternatives. FSANZ has prepared a draft food regulatory measure. Pursuant to section 31 of the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 (FSANZ Act), FSANZ now calls for submissions to assist consideration of the draft food regulatory measure.

 

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