P1062 - Defining added sugars for claims

Closed 8 Oct 2023

Opened 11 Sep 2023


FSANZ has assessed a proposal to consider amending the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code (the Code) to clarify and define added sugars for the purposes of making claims, and prepared a draft food regulatory measure.

Changes to ‘no added sugar(s)’ nutrition content claim conditions in the Code are proposed. These conditions also apply to ‘unsweetened’ claims.

FSANZ has provided public notification and welcomes your submission on the draft food regulatory measure. Consultation papers are provided below. You can complete your submission below.

Consultation papers

Why your views matter

FSANZ invites and welcomes public and stakeholder input into all its standards setting processes. Your views will help us ensure food standards continue to protect public health and safety while supporting an effective, transparent and accountable regulatory framework for industry and food authorities.

How to make a submission

The FSANZ Consultation Hub is a new platform we are trialling for our public consultations. We welcome your participation in our trial and your input to this call for submissions process. You can Complete your submission below. There are 13 questions for this consultation. You should refer to the consultation papers before answering the questions. Once you begin your submission you can save a draft and continue at another time before the closing date. The closing date has been extended to 8 October 2023.

See the About page for further information on submissions.

What happens next

Submissions to this consultation closed on 9 October 2023.

Under the Information Publication Scheme, your submission will be published on our website here P1062 - Defining added sugars for claims unless you provided appropriate reasons to treat it as confidential. Submissions will be published as soon as possible after the end of the public comment period.

All relevant issues raised in submissions will be considered by FSANZ as part of its assessment and decision.


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