All biosecurity requirements must be met before Imported Food Inspection Scheme requirements apply.
Check our Biosecurity Import Conditions system (BICON) for import conditions.
Mini jelly cups containing konjac that are 45mm or less in width or length.
Konjac is a binding food additive that comes from the root of the konnyaku plant (Amorphophallus spp.).
Konjac is also known as:
- konjac flour
- yam flour
- yam powder
- taro flour
- taro powder.
Mini jelly cups containing konjac that are 45mm or less in width or length are:
- banned for sale under the Australian Consumer Law within the Competition and Consumer Act 2010
- prohibited for import under the Customs (Prohibited Imports) Regulations 1956.
A ban is in place because there is a risk these products may cause serious injury or death from choking.
If we find any of these products during an inspection, we will refer them to:
- Australian Border Force
- Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.
|28/01/2022||First version of the webpage published on website.|