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Alerts and Changes provide information about notices or changes to import conditions. You can keep informed with these notices by following individual import cases.

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Snails for human consumption

Effective from 22 May 2020
The department has updated BICON to clarify the import conditions for seafood based flavours manufactured using snails. This change affects the 'marine species' pathway. Who does this notice affect: All importers and assessing officers of products c...
Related Cases:   Snails for human consumption

Cnidarians, echinoderms, tunicates, poriferans, sipuncula and palolo worms

Effective from 22 May 2020
The department has updated BICON to clarify the import conditions for seafood based flavours manufactured using cnidarians, echinoderms, tunicates and poriferans. This change affects the following pathways: • Cnidarians, echinoderms, tunicates and por...
Related Cases:   Cnidarians, echinoderms, tunicates, poriferans, sipuncula and palolo worms

Finfish (excluding Salmonid) for human consumption

Effective from 22 May 2020
The department has updated BICON to clarify the import conditions for seafood based flavours manufactured using finfish (excluding salmon). This change affects the following pathways: • Bony fish - Consumer-ready form. • Bony fish - Not in a consumer...
Related Cases:   Finfish (excluding Salmonid) for human consumption

Prawns

Effective from 22 May 2020
The department has updated BICON to clarify the import conditions for seafood based flavours manufactured using prawns. This change affects the ‘shelf-stable prawns and prawns and prawn products from all countries’ pathway. Who does this notice affect...
Related Cases:   Prawns

Seafood (excluding finfish) for human consumption

Effective from 22 May 2020
The department has updated BICON to clarify the import conditions for seafood based flavours manufactured using molluscs and crustaceans (excluding prawns). This change affects the following pathways: • Molluscs - Oysters - Meat only (without shell). ...
Related Cases:   Seafood (excluding finfish) for human consumption

Animal based flavours or floss

Effective from 19 May 2020
There has been an update to the 'Animal based flavours or floss' BICON case for the assessment of products containing 100% seafood based flavours. This case no longer applies to animal based flavours or floss derived from fish (including teleost an...
Related Cases:   Animal based flavours or floss

Cacti for use as nursery stock

Effective from 19 May 2020
Cereus forbesii has been added to the 'Cacti for use as nursery stock' case. Who does this notice affect: Importers who wish to import Cereus forbesii for an end use of nursery stock (and their customs brokers), and Department of Agriculture, Water a...
Related Cases:   Cacti for use as nursery stock

Raw seed for human consumption

Effective from 13 May 2020
The department had previously reviewed the scientific taxonomy for Capsicum pubescens. As a result, the department has determined this name is a synonym of Capsicum violaceum. The biosecurity risk status of Capsicum pubescens is considered to be the sa...
Related Cases:   Raw seed for human consumption

Birdseed

Effective from 13 May 2020
The department had previously reviewed the scientific taxonomy for Capsicum pubescens. As a result, the department has determined this name is a synonym of Capsicum violaceum. The biosecurity risk status of Capsicum pubescens is considered to be the sa...
Related Cases:   Birdseed

Animal fluids and tissues (excluding viable reproductive material)

Effective from 12 May 2020
The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment is currently reviewing the biosecurity risks associated with the import of bovine blood products. The current pathway for foetal bovine sera (FBS) from New Zealand has been updated to direct imp...
Related Cases:   Animal fluids and tissues (excluding viable reproductive material)

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