Communiqués

A communiqué is released at the completion of each Legislative and Governance Forum on Food Regulation (the Forum) meeting.

Page last updated: 31 March 2016

31 March 2016
The Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation (The Forum) Communiqué 31 March 2016
Print version - The Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation (The Forum) Communiqué 31 March 2016 (PDF 16 KB)

20 November 2015
The Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation (The Forum) Communiqué 20 November 2015
Print version - The Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation (The Forum) Communiqué 20 November 2015 (PDF 26 KB)

3 July 2015
The Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation (The Forum) Communiqué 3 July 2015
Print version - The Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation (The Forum) Communiqué 3 July 2015 (PDF 16 KB)

30 January 2015
The Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation (The Forum) Communiqué 30 January 2015
Print version - The Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation (The Forum) Communiqué 30 January 2015 (PDF 193 KB)

Rejection Notice - variation to food standard 1.4.4
Rejection notice - standard 1.4.4 - low THC hemp as a food (Word 16 KB)
Rejection notice - standard 1.4.4 - low THC hemp as a food (PDF 29 KB)

27 June 2014
Legislative and Governance Forum on Food Regulation Communiqué 27 June 2014
Print version - Legislative and Governance Forum on Food Regulation Communiqué 27 June 2014 (PDF 229 KB)

13 December 2013
Legislative and Governance Forum on Food Regulation Communiqué 13 December 2013
Print version - Legislative Governance Forum on Food Regulation Communiqué 13 December 2013 (PDF 16 KB)

14 June 2013
Legislative and Governance Forum on Food Regulation Communiqué 14 June 2013
Print Version - Legislative and Governance Forum on Food Regulation Communiqué 14 June 2013 (PDF 146 KB)

7 December 2012
Legislative and Governance Forum on Food Regulation Communiqué 7 December 2012
Print Version - Legislative and Governance Forum on Food Regulation Communiqué 7 December 2012 (PDF 131 KB)

20 July 2012
Legislative and Governance Forum on Food Regulation Communiqué 20 July 2012
Print Version - Legislative and Governance Forum on Food Regulation Communiqué 20 July 2012 (PDF 49 KB)

1 June 2012
Legislative and Governance Forum on Food Regulation Communiqué 1 June 2012
Print Version - Legislative and Governance Forum on Food Regulation Communiqué 1 June 2012 (PDF 52 KB)

9 December 2011
Legislative and Governance Forum on Food Regulation Communiqué 9 December 2011
Print Version - Legislative and Governance Forum on Food Regulation Communiqué 9 December 2011 (PDF 59 KB)

6 May 2011
Australia and New Zealand Food Regulation Ministerial Council Communiqué

3 December 2010
Food Ministers briefed on progress of historic Food Labelling Review

7 May 2010
Food Ministers Advance Nationally Consistent Food Labelling

23 October 2009
Food Ministers announce Dr Neal Blewett to chair the Food Labelling Review (PDF 140 KB)

1 May 2009
Food Ministers Progress Food Labelling

24 October 2008
Food Ministers Consider Food Labelling Review

2 May 2008
Food Ministers Agree to a Strategic Vision for Australian and New Zealand Food Regulation System

22 June 2007
Food Ministers Protect Public Health

4 May 2007
Food Ministers Protect Public Health and Support Industry Innovation

25 October 2006
Food Ministers Protect Public Health, Support Industry Innovation

5 May 2006
Food Ministers Protect Public Health, Support Industry Innovation

28 October 2005
Food Ministers Protect Public Health, Support Industry Innovation

12 May 2005
Board appointments to Food Standards Australia New Zealand

31 March 2005
Food Ministers Agree to a Range of Policy Initiatives

30 June 2004
Board Members Appointed to Australian and New Zealand Food Regulator

28 May 2004
Food Ministers Protect Public Health, Support Industry Innovation

12 December 2003
Food Ministers Agree to a Range of Policy Initiatives

1 August 2003
Food Ministers Agree to a Range of Policy Initiatives

4 April 2003
Food Ministers Agree to a Range of Policy Initiatives

4 December 2002
Food Ministers Approve a Number of Food Standards Including Transitional Standards Issues for New Zealand

28 June 2002
Food Standards Ministers Agree to Transitional Arrangements for the Joint Food Standards Code and a Policy Guideline on Primary Products

24 May 2002
Food Ministers Agree to a Range of Policy Initiatives and Approve a Number of Food Standards

24 October 2001:
Food Standards Ministers agree to soy sauce safety, transitional arrangement for GM food labelling and minor change to food nutrition labelling

13 September 2001:
Food Ministers agreed to phase out ethylene oxide (used to disinfect certain foods) and to permit the limited use of food irradiation as a safer alternative for herbs, spices, and herbal teas.