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Cablegate: New Zealand's Position On Infant Formula Standards

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UNCLAS WELLINGTON 000860

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ECON ETRD NZ FDA
SUBJECT: NEW ZEALAND'S POSITION ON INFANT FORMULA STANDARDS
FOR CODEX MEETING

REF: STATE 202287

Post on November 4 delivered reftel non-paper to Jenny Reid,
assistant director of New Zealand Food Safety Authority's
Food Standards Group. Reid reported that New Zealand shares
the U.S. position on the use of a risk-based approach to
setting maximum limits on nucleotides in infant formula. New
Zealand will support the maximum level of 16mg/100 kcal. It
also will continue to work closely with the U.S. delegation
to make progress on the infant formula standard.
Burnett

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