MPI is consulting on changes to food safety regulations and notices. Both regulations and notices set rules that food businesses have to follow under the Food Act 2014.
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MPI is seeking feedback on a new chapter of the Code about the supply, slaughter, and dressing of farmed animals, plus 2 related forms.
Feedback is sought on the next round of proposed changes to the Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs) currently approved for agricultural chemicals and veterinary medicines registered for use in New Zealand.
From 29 June 2016 to 10 August 2016 the Ministry for Primary industries (MPI) invites comments on proposed changes to the National Microbiological Database (NMD) specifications.
MPI proposes amendments intended to provide more clarification of the circumstances and requirements for the disposal of non-conforming dairy material or dairy product to ensure the Notice operates effectively.
The Ministry for Primary Industries proposes to amend the halal export assurance system for animal material and animal products.
MPI invited comment on proposed regulatory measures to introduce certain regulatory measures for strengthening the official assurances framework for dairy material and dairy products intended for export to countries for which official assurances are required.
The Petfood Code of Practice is intended to give guidance on the currently agreed way to meet the regulatory requirements of MPI under the Animal Products Act 1999. MPI is seeking feedback on the revised Chapter 1 Overview and the new Chapter 2 Good Operating Practice.
MPI invites comments on proposed changes to amend the New Zealand Food (Supplemented Food) Standard 2013 under the Food Act 2014.
MPI seeks comments on proposed changes to the National Microbiological Database for red meat and poultry primary processors.