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Draft import health standard for egg products

Update – 24 January 2018

Final IHS, guidance document, and risk management proposal

The new import health standard for egg products was issued on 23 January 2018:

Consultation background

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) sought comment on the proposed Import Health Standard: Egg Products.

Full details of the proposed changes were in the consultation document Risk management proposal: Egg products.

Consultation documents

Submissions closed at 5pm on 22 April 2016.

Submissions are public information

Any submission you make becomes public information. Anyone can ask for copies of all submissions under the Official Information Act 1982 (OIA). The OIA says we must make the information available unless we have a good reason for withholding it. You can find those grounds in sections 6 and 9 of the OIA. Tell us if you think there are grounds to withhold specific information in your submission. Reasons might include, it's commercially sensitive or it's personal information. However, any decision MPI makes to withhold information can be reviewed by the Ombudsman, who may require the information be released.

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Who to contact

If you have questions about this consultation, email