The FBIA Roundup

Here is the FBIA Roundup for January 20, 2017.   *Import Industry Advice Notice 05/2017 New and revised approved arrangements for the management of imported perishable plant products has been published on the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources website and can be accessed via the following link: http://www.agriculture.gov.au/import/industry-advice/2017/05-2017   *Import Conditions Review (ICR) for Foie Gras … [Read more…]

Suspension of Uncooked Prawn Imports

IMPORTANT INFORMATION The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources have provided a question and answer sheet for importers of uncooked prawns. You can review the Q&A at the following link. Here’s the link: http://www.agriculture.gov.au/import/goods/uncooked-prawns/questions-and-answers The Department has also posted the following media release: http://www.agriculture.gov.au/about/media-centre/media-releases/no-definitive-source-prawn-disease-found     

FBIA Roundup

Imported Food section update Imported Food Notice 01-17 published 11 JANUARY 2016 Imported Food Notice 01-17 has been published to provide detail to importers about some of the labelling noncompliances that are regularly identified by the department regarding imported food. The notice can be accessed via the following link: http://www.agriculture.gov.au/import/goods/food/notices   FSANZ Notice The latest … [Read more…]

Import Industry Advice Notice 02/2017

7 January 2017 Import Industry Advice Notice 02/2017 Suspension of uncooked prawns and uncooked prawn meat imports has been published on the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources website and can be accessed via the following link: http://www.agriculture.gov.au/import/industry-advice/2017/02-2017 Import Industry Advice Notices are available from the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources website at: www.agriculture.gov.au/iian

Weekly Roundup 22 December 2016

Waiver period extended for eligible veterinary active constituent applications For those veterinary active constituent applications which meet the scope of the vet actives project, we have extended the period to waive, partially waive or refund fees associated with Item 17 and 18 applications until the end of June 2017. For more information please contact the Veterinary Actives team … [Read more…]

Weekly Roundup 16 December 2016

  9 December 2016 Failing Food Reports Import Food section update September and October failing food report The failing food report for SEPTEMBER and OCTOBER 2016 is now available to view on the website and can be accessed via the following link: http://www.agriculture.gov.au/import/goods/food/inspection-compliance/failing-food-reports 9 December 2016 Import Industry Advice Notice 117/2016 Import Conditions Review – Used Machinery … [Read more…]