Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ)

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) develops food standards for Australia and New Zealand.
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Food Safety

The New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) is responsible for the administration of the Food (Safety) Regulations 2002, which came into effect on 20 December 2002. These regulations incorporate a specific permission for the legal sale of hemp seed oil as food in New Zealand.

New Zealand Food Safety Authority – Fact Sheet May 2004
FSANZ Final Communique Hemp Foods – April 2017

Helpful Information:

NZHIA Hemp Seed Food Information
For growers, importers, marketers, wholesalers and distributors

Food (Hemp Seeds and Hemp Seed Food Products)
Amendment Regulations 2018

Misuse of Drugs (Industrial Hemp) Amendment
Regulations 2018

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