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  • Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) is responsible developing the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code used to regulate food sold in Australia and New Zealand.
  • Some of the standards FSANZ develops apply to Australia and New Zealand, others apply to Australia only.
  • Food standards are enforced by Australian state and territory food regulatory agencies, the Australian Government’s Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (for imported food), and the New Zealand Government.
  • FSANZ also has other functions in Australia including coordinating food surveillance and food recalls.

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Reviewed on: 24-03-2023