Food Standards Amendment (Fish Labelling) Bill 2015

Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
XENOPHON, Sen Nick
LAZARUS, Sen Glenn
LAMBIE, Sen Jacqui
WHISH-WILSON, Sen Peter
WANG, Sen Zhenya
MADIGAN, Sen John
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
44
Summary
Amends the
Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991
to require Food Standards Australia New Zealand to develop and approve within 12 months, a labelling standard to prescribe how the food services sector must identify the country of origin of fish offered for immediate consumption in Australia.

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 26 Mar 2015
Second reading moved 26 Mar 2015
Second reading debate 14 May 2015
Second reading negatived 12 Aug 2015

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Proposed amendments

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