Mini jelly cups containing konjac are banned in Australia.
About the ban
Mini-cup jelly confectionery containing the ingredient konjac having a height or width of less than or equal to 45mm are banned from supply in Australia. Mini jelly cups are small confectionery products often sold in multi-packs.
Konjac is a binding food additive that comes from the root of the konnyaku plant. When eaten, it does not dissolve easily. Konjac is also known as:
- taro powder
- yam flour.
Complying with the ban
Consumer Protection Notice No. 2 of 2004 sets out the requirements of this ban.