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Labelling guideline for RMP manufacturers of colostrum products

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2017 Primary Industries Earthquake Recovery Fund Applicant Guidelines

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2017-2018 SFF Guide to applying through the MPI Grants Portal

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A Guide for the Validation and Approval of New Marine Biotoxin Test Methods

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A Guide to Classifying Land for forestry in the Emissions Trading Scheme

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A Guide to Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point Systems in the Seafood Industry

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A Guide to Homekill and Recreational Catch

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A guide to Look-up Tables for Forestry in the Emissions Trading Scheme

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A guide to Mapping Forest Land for the Emissions Trading Scheme

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A Guide to the Erosion Control Funding Programme (East Coast)

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A Guide to the Field Measurement Approach for Forestry in the Emissions Trading Scheme

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A Guide to the Permanent Forest Sink Initiative (PFSI)

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A Guide to Tree Weed Exemptions

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A guide to writing procedures for the fruit fly Official Assurance Programme

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Actinidia (kiwifruit) testing manual - Post-entry quarantine

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ACVM Expectations of hormal growth promotant (HGP) sellers with an approved operating plan

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ACVM Guideline for Good Manufacturing Practice

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ACVM Registration by Reference to APVMA Registration - ACVM Operational Interpretation No 192 August 2010

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ACVM REGISTRATION STANDARD AND GUIDELINE FOR EFFICACY OF ANTICOCCIDIALS IN POULTRY

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ACVM REGISTRATION STANDARD AND GUIDELINE FOR EFFICACY OF ANTIHISTAMINE PRODUCTS

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ACVM REGISTRATION STANDARD AND GUIDELINE FOR EFFICACY OF ANTISPASMODIC PRODUCTS

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ACVM REGISTRATION STANDARD AND GUIDELINE FOR EFFICACY OF CORTICOSTEROIDS

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ACVM REGISTRATION STANDARD AND GUIDELINE FOR EFFICACY OF EMETICS

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ACVM REGISTRATION STANDARD AND GUIDELINE FOR EFFICACY OF ORAL REHYDRATION THERAPY

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ACVM REGISTRATION STANDARD AND GUIDELINE FOR EFFICACY OF VACCINES

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ACVM REGISTRATION STANDARD AND GUIDELINE FOR EFFICACY OF ZINC PROPHYLACTIC PRODUCTS FOR FACIAL ECZEMA

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ACVM REGISTRATION STANDARD AND GUIDELINE FOR TARGET ANIMAL SAFETY

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ACVM REGISTRATION STANDARD AND GUIDELINE FOR THE CHEMISTRY OF VETERINARY MEDICINES

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ACVM REGISTRATION STANDARD AND GUIDELINE FOR THERAPEUTIC EQUIVALENCE OF TRADE NAME PRODUCTS

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Adequate Monitoring - NAEAC Guidelines for Animal Ethics Committees

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Adverse Event Reporting Programme for Agricultural Chemicals

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Adverse Event Reporting Programme for Agricultural Chemicals: ACVM Guideline

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Adverse Event Reporting Programme for Veterinary Medicines

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Adverse Event Reporting Programme for Veterinary Medicines

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Advertising guidelines for products registered under the ACVM Act

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AECS’ use of teleconferencing to assess protocols - NAEAC Guidelines

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Aer-vta-guidelines

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Agricultural Chemical Product Data Sheet Guidance

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Agricultural Chemical Product Data Sheet Guideline

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Amateur-Fishing Charter Vessel - Activity Catch Return

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Animal Products (Dairy)

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Animal Products Act 1999 Statement of Policy: Operator Responsibilities during Registration of a Risk Management Programme (Version 1)

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Animal Products Industry Guidelines for Risk Organism Preparedness and Response

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Animal Use Statistics – Guidance for Completing Statistical Returns

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Anthelmintics-Efficacy-Cattle-Sheep-Goats-and-Deer

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Antimicrobial Agents for Teat Disinfection - Testing efficacy and host safety of a teat disinfectant applied post milking

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AP E-cert Guide for dairy users: Submitting Eligibility Documents and Eligibility Declarations

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AP E-cert Production WSDL

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AP E-cert Submissions using XML (SOAP and Online Batch Files)

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AP E-cert Training WSDL

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Appendix IX.4: Generic HACCP Plan for Slaughter, Dressing, Portioning and Deboning of Chicken (Broilers)

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Application Guidelines for Approvals under the Animal Products Act

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Application of annual levies to primary processors of fish and bivalve molluscan shellfish

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Application process - Change to RLP Laboratory

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Application process - New RLP Laboratory

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Application templates used by Animal Ethics Committees - NAEAC Guidelines

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Approval for Attachment U – Listeria Management Procedures for Wholesale Butchers Who Sell Ready-To-Eat Animal Products

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Approval of Templates, Models and Codes of Practice - Animal Products Act 1999

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Approved maintenance compounds manual (Non-dairy)

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Approved Providers for Primary Industry Advisory Services - Application Guidelines

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Aquaculture legislative reforms 2011 Guidance note 1 - Aquaculture planning and consent

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Aquaculture legislative reforms 2011 Guidance note 2 - Managing demand on the coastal marine area

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Aquaculture legislative reforms 2011 Guidance note 3 - Aquaculture regulation-making power

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Aquaculture legislative reforms 2011 Guidance note 4 - Re-consenting Aquaculture

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Aquaculture legislative reforms 2011 Guidance overview - An overview

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Aquaculture legislative reforms 2011 Technical Guidance note 5 - Mechanisms for managing allocation of coastal space

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Aquaculture Planning Fund - Applicant Guidelines

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Aquaculture Planning Fund Framework

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Audit Standard - What has changed?

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Avoiding Duplication - NAEAC Guidelines

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BACC Applications - Common Issues

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BACILLUS CEREUS

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Baggage handler guide to checking Air Containers

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Becoming a Data Assessor for ACVM Products - Guidance

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CAMPYLOBACTER

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Campylobacter Troubleshooting Guidance

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Castanea and Castanopsis (chestnut) testing manual - Post-entry quarantine

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Certification mark for wood packaging standard - What has changed?

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Certified Suppliers and Certified Game Estate Suppliers of Wild and Game Estate Animals

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Changes to MPI plant health and environment laboratory costs

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Citrus testing manual - Post-entry quarantine

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Civil emergency advice for manufacturers operating under Risk Management Programmes (RMP) and Food Safety Programmes (FSP)

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Clarification Note for Industry - Claim Requirements for Infant Formula Products

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Class Determination Request Guideline

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Classification-Veterinary-States-Rules

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Clean boats living seas boaties guide 2013

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Co-Management Information/Agreement Pack For Port Companies managing empty sea containers on behalf of the Ministry for Primary Industries.

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Coffee machines and other equipment that require pre-boiled water

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Complaints and appeals guidelines for exporters of live animals and germplasm

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Compliance Guide to the Food Standard: Tutin in Honey - 2016

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Compounding-Veterinary-Preparation

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Corylus (hazelnut) testing manual - Post-entry quarantine

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Country of Origin food labelling rules

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Country specific guideline for New Zealand importing timber to Australia

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Coversheet for Guidance Document: Approval Memorandum for Tracking System Template

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CTO direction to biosecurity inspectors pursuant to s104 (1) of the Biosecurity Act

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Cystericercus-Bovis-Larval-Form

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Dairy export quota products - Guidance document

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Dairy industry guidelines for risk organism preparedness and response

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Dairy: Recognition of Agencies and Persons - Guidance Document

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Decision Tree for Market Access Fees: Live Animal and Germplasm Exports

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Deemed Value Guidelines

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Deviation from Information Specified in the ACVM Registration Information Requirements

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Dilution calculation worksheet

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Dilution calculation worksheet

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Donations of food from commercial sources

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Draft supplemented food standard user guide

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During an emergency: minimise food and water spoilage

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East Coast Forestry Project Grant Guidelines

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eBACCA tracking application FAQs

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EC Submission Schema XSD

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ED Submission Schema XSD

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Emergency Management - NAEAC Guidelines

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Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) system user guide

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Ensuring Export Wine Samples are Representative of Exported Product

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Erosion Control Funding Programme - Questions and Answers July 2014

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Establishing a small forest - small forestry management 5

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Estimated fees for ACVM regulatory assessment of agricultural chemicals (July 2015)

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Estimated fees for ACVM regulatory assessment of veterinary medicines

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Explanatory guidance document for distinguishing marks on phytosanitary certificates

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Export Performance-Based Verification Reporting - Guidance

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Fan volume calculation

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Fees for ACVM regulated and discretionary services

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Field Measurement Approach - Online user guide

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Field Measurement Approach Information Standard

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Field measurement approach On-line User Guide

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Field Measurement Approach Standard

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Food Act 2014: Scope of operations – sector mapping

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Food Labelling Guide - Appendices

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Food Labelling Guide - full document

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Food Labelling Guide - Introduction section

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Food Labelling Guide - Section 1 Labelling Overview

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Food Labelling Guide - Section 10 Directions for use and Storage

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Food Labelling Guide - Section 11 Nutrition Information

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Food Labelling Guide - Section 12 Percentage Labelling

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Food Labelling Guide - Section 13 Genetically Modified Food Declarations

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Food Labelling Guide - Section 14 Irradiated Food Declarations

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Food Labelling Guide - Section 15 Summary Checklist

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Food Labelling Guide - Section 2 Quantity Marking Requirements

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Food Labelling Guide - Section 3 Labelling Requirement

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Food Labelling Guide - Section 4 Exempt Food

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Food Labelling Guide - Section 5 Product-Specific Labelling

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Food Labelling Guide - Section 6 Identification and Legibility

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Food Labelling Guide - Section 7 Warning Statements

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Food Labelling Guide - Section 8 Statement of Ingredients

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Food Labelling Guide - Section 9 Date Marking

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Food safety and animal welfare guidance if spreading rocks and minerals from drilling oil and gas wells on land

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Food safety guidance for preparing food for large groups during emergency situations

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Food safety tips during and after an emergency - Korean

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Food safety tips for selling food at occasional events

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Food-safety-guidance on preparing food during an emergency - Chinese

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Formation and use of subcommittees by animal ethics committees - NAEAC guidelines

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Fragaria (strawberry) testing manual - Post-entry quarantine

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Framework Standard - What has changed?

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Gascoigne-Wicks-legal-advice-27-Setp-2016-redacted

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GD-How-to-use-Listeria-elearning-training

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General Guidelines for incoming specimens for Testing - Animal Health Laboratory

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Generic HACCP application: Production of fruit wine, cider, mead

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Generic HACCP application: Production of grape wine

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Genetically modified food and ingredients

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Geospatial Position Reporting and E-logbook reporting Guide for >28m trawl vessels

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Good Practice Guide for the use of animals in research, testing and teaching

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Grants Portal Quick Reference Guide

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Guidance and checklists for NMD Salmonella detections

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Guidance Document - How to use attachment U - Listeria management procedures for Wholesale Butchers Who Sell Ready-to-eat Animal Products

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Guidance Document to the CRMS for Vessels

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Guidance Document to the CRMS for Vessels 20 July 2017

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Guidance document – Phase 3 mushroom growing medium

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Guidance Document: An Overview of the Animal Products Act 1999

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Guidance for Alcoholic Beverage Claims and Statements

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Guidance for Farm Dairies RMP Template - Domestic Supply

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Guidance for Risk Management Programme (RMP) Template for Dairy Processors

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Guidance for Risk Management Programme (RMP) Template for Dairy Processors - Cheese Domestic Supply

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Guidance for Risk Management Programme (RMP) Template for Dairy Processors - Yoghurt Domestic Supply

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Guidance for Risk Management Programme (RMP) Template for Dairy Processors – Ice cream Domestic Supply

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Guidance for the compositing of seafood products and environmental samples for microbiological testing

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Guidance for the Control of Listeria monocytogenes in Ready-to-eat Foods Part 1: Listeria Management and Glossary

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Guidance for the Control of Listeria monocytogenes in Ready-to-eat Foods Part 2: Good Operating Practices

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Guidance for the Control of Listeria monocytogenes in Ready-to-eat Foods Part 3: Monitoring Activities

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Guidance for the Control of Listeria monocytogenes in Ready-to-eat Foods Part 4: Corrective Actions

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Guidance for the Use of the RMP Template for the Transport of Dairy Material and Dairy Products

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Guidance for the use of the Wharf Regulated Control Scheme Template

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Guidance for veterinarians dealing with cases of suspected or actual animal abuse and family violence

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Guidance Material for the development of a Food Safety Programme (Food Act 1981) for Yoghurt Manufacture

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Guidance on MPI Approved Organisations with Multiple Operational Sites

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Guidance on permanent waivers for Field Management Approach (FMA) participants

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Guide for Lay Members of Animal Ethics Committees 2007 Lay Members

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Guide for preparing and cooking minced meat – Guidance document

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Guide for sachet use in monitoring methyl bromide fumigations

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Guide to assessing the effects of aquaculture activities on fisheries resources

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Guide to comply with labelling requirements

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Guide to establishing and operating a marine farm in New Zealand

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Guide to meet grape wine labelling requirements

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Guide to the Preparation of Codes of Ethical Conduct

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Guide to writing SPS notifications

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Guideline for Dairy Criteria relating to Dairy Factory Water (stated in DPC3)

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Guideline for Dairy Export Containers subject to Official Assurances Re-opened by NZ Customs Service

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Guideline for managing dairy material or product potentially exposed to chemical residues - Part A: Raw milk and raw material

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Guideline on managing dairy material or product potentially exposed to chemical residues - Part B: Dairy material and product

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Guidelines for Completing the Egg RMP

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Guidelines for Internal Compliance Programmes

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Guidelines for Risk Management Programme Template - Inshore Vessels Fish Filleting

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Guidelines for Seafood Recall Programmes

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Guidelines for the Management of Listeria in Fish Packing Houses

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Guidelines for the Management of Shellfish Quality Assurance Programme Delivery Centres

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Guidelines for the Welfare of Livestock from which Blood is Harvested for Commercial and Research Purposes

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Guidelines for Verification of Cleaning Programmes

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Health Star Rating (HSR) Industry Kit

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Help stop black-grass

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Homekill: Activities occurring at the "same premises or place"

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Honey and bee products road map, May 2016 - guidance

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How to determine the shelf life of food - Guidance document

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Humulus (hop) testing manual - Post-entry quarantine

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Importing Food into New Zealand

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Independent evaluation and verification of risk management programmes

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Indigenous Forestry Sustainable Management: A Guide to preparing draft Sustainable Forest Management Plans, Sustainable Forest Management Permit Applications and Annual Logging Plans

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Indigenous Forestry: Measuring Indigenous trees and logs - A Field Guide

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Information for processors using imported frozen berries

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Instructions for filling out the Food Safety Clearance application

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Interim Labelling Guide for Mānuka Honey

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Ipomoea (sweet potato/kumara) testing manual - Post-entry quarantine

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Irrigation Acceleration Fund (IAF) Guidelines for Applicants

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Irrigation Acceleration Fund Good Practice Guidelines

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IVA Standard - What has changed?

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Juglans (walnut) testing manual - Post-entry quarantine

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Julian-Ironside-legal-advice-21-Sept-2016-redacted

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Laboratory Approval Scheme

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LAS SCHEDULE of TESTS for Laboratory Signatories, Recognised Persons

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Legal advice on cumulative effects threshold in Waitata Reach

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Making Uncooked Salami (Uncooked Comminuted Fermented Meat or UCFM)

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Malus (apple) testing manual - Post-entry quarantine

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Manual for Animal Product Processing Risk Management Programme

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Māori Agribusiness: Pathway to increased productivity

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Mapping verification topics to the deemed template

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MEAT ROADMAP

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Meeting requirements as a Registered Food Importer

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Meeting the requirements of the National Policy Direction for Pest Management 2015

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Mercury Certification Guide

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Microbial Agricultural Chemicals

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Microbiological reference criteria for food

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MPI fish-farm licence application guidelines

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MPI Grants Portal 2016-2017 Sustainable Farming Fund Round

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MPI Guidance for filling out the Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People’s Republic of China (CNCA) “Imported Milk-based Infant and Follow on Formula (Formula Milk Powder and Liquid) Overseas Production Enterprise Registration Application Form”

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MPI Guidelines for Approving Co-Management and Equivalent System Applications

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MPI Multi-Use Number Scheme (AF9)

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MPI National Chemical Contaminants Programme Reporting Limits for Metals

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MPI Procedures for Risk Screening FAK Sea Containers

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Multi-Site Transitional Facility (MTF) System Information Pack

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National Chemical Contaminants Programme - Operational Code

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