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

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  • Food Standards Amendment (Truth in Labelling—Palm Oil) Bill 2010
Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
XENOPHON, Sen Nick
BROWN, Sen Bob
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
43

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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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