Food Standards Amendment (Truth in Labelling—Palm Oil) Bill 2011

Type
Private
Sponsor
XENOPHON, Sen Nick;BROWN, Sen Bob 
Originating house
Senate 
Status
Not Proceeding 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the:
Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991
  to require Food Standards Australia New Zealand to develop and approve labelling standards to be used by food producers, manufacturers and distributors of food containg palm oil; and
Competition and Consumer Act 2010
  to include the use of palm oil in the characteristics of any goods for the purposes of misleading conduct as to the nature of goods. 

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Progress

Senate
30 Sep 2010Introduced and read a first time
30 Sep 2010Second reading moved
23 Jun 2011Second reading debate
23 Jun 2011Second reading agreed to
23 Jun 2011Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 4 Independent (Xenophon) agreed to
23 Jun 2011Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
04 Jul 2011Introduced and read a first time
20 Mar 2012Removed from the Notice Paper in accordance with (SO 42)

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