The Food Regulation Standing Committee (FRSC)

Food Regulation Standing Committee of the Australia and New Zealand Food Regulation Ministerial Council (Ministerial Council).

Page last updated: 16 October 2013

The Food Regulation Standing Committee is the sub committee of the Legislative and Governance Forum on Food Regulation (the Forum).

Membership of FRSC comprises senior officials of Departments for which the Ministers represented on the Forum have portfolio responsibility.

FRSC is responsible for coordinating policy advice to the Forum and ensuring a nationally consistent approach to the implementation and enforcement of food standards. It also advises the Forum on the initiation, review and development of FRSC activities.

The Implementation Sub-Committee (ISC) is a sub committee of the FRSC. Its role is to develop and oversee a consistent approach across jurisdictions to implementation and enforcement of food regulations and standards, regardless of whether food is sourced from domestic producers, export-registered establishments or from imports.