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Contents (2003 - 43)
Food Act 2003 No 43
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 18 November 2017 at 22:50)
Part 8 Division 4 Section 106L
106L   Meaning of “standard food item”
(1)  In this Division, standard food item means an item of ready-to-eat food for sale that is sold in servings that are standardised for portion and content and that:
(a)  is listed or otherwise shown on a menu, or
(b)  is displayed for sale with a price tag or label or an identifying tag or label,
and includes any item of ready-to-eat food for sale that is of a kind, class or description prescribed by the regulations.
(2)  If a number of standard food items are shown or displayed for sale as referred to in subsection (1) as a combination, the combination is to be treated for the purposes of this Division as a single standard food item.
(3)  If an item of food referred to in subsection (1) is shown or displayed for sale in different standard sizes or portions (for example, small, medium or large), each standard size or portion of the item of food is to be treated as a separate standard food item.
(4)  Despite subsection (1), standard food item does not include an item of food that is packaged in a way that is prescribed by the regulations as prepackaged.