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

FSANZ Latest Notification Circular

The latest Notification Circular (26–16) was published on 26 October 2016.   The Circular summarises work currently being undertaken or finalised by FSANZ including:   A1113 – Extension of Use of Propionates in Processed Meat A1115 – Irradiation of Blueberries & Raspberries P1027 – Managing Low-level Ag&Vet Chemicals without MRLs A1090 – Voluntary Addition of … [Read more…]