Most of the Standards in chapter 1 of this Code apply in New Zealand. These contain requirements for composition, labelling, substances that can be added to food, and microbiological limits in food. The egg standard in chapter 2 applies only in Australia. All of the standards in chapters 3 and 4 apply only in Australia.
The purpose of this Notice is to facilitate market access and safeguard assurances provided by New Zealand by setting out general requirements that must be met in order for honey and other bee products to be eligible for export. In particular, this Notice specifies the following:
a) requirements for ensuring that bee products meet market access requirements; and
b) requirements for ensuring traceability through the export supply chain; and
c) definition for monofloral and multifloral mānuka honey and associated requirements.
This introduction is not part of the Animal Products Notice, but is intended to indicate its general effect. For the purposes of safeguarding assurances provided by New Zealand, this notice sets verification requirements and frequencies in relation to animal products for export.
Animal Products Notice: Official Assurances Specifications for Animal Material and Animal Products
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This notice specifies the requirements that must be followed in order to receive an official assurance to accompany exported animal material or animal products within the scope of the Animal Products Act 1999 (the Act).
Animal Products Notice: Specifications for Products Intended for Human Consumption
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