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Non-alcoholic beverages and manufactured soft drinks


Sep 29, 2022

The amendment (F2022C00910) to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Standard 2.6.2 – Non-alcoholic beverages and brewed soft drinks has been published in the Federal Register of Legislation. The Food Standards as amended, taking into account amendments up to Food Standards (Proposal P1030 – Composition and Labeling of Electrolyte Drinks) Variation.

  1. The definition of electrolyte drink is revised. According to the new standard, electrolyte drink means a drink formulated for the rapid replacement of fluid, carbohydrate and electrolytes during or after 60 minutes or more of sustained strenuous physical activity.
  2. It is not allowed to indicate health claims for electrolyte drinks, including self-substantiated health claims.


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