Update – 4 May 2023
Final IHS issued
Following the consultation, MPI has issued the final import health standard.
Grain and Seeds for Consumption, Feed or Processing – Import Health Standard [PDF, 800 KB]
From 21 March to 21 April 2023, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) invited comment on proposed changes to the import health standard for importing grain and seeds for consumption, feed, or processing.
The proposed changes to the import health standard were the removal of:
- Anthracocystis destruens (synonyms Sporisorium destruens and Ustilago destruens) from the pest list for Panicum spp.
- the requirements to manage this pest.
Full details of the proposed changes were in the consultation documents.
Draft IHS: Grain and Seeds for Consumption, Feed or Processing [PDF, 1 MB]
Risk Management Proposal [PDF, 581 KB]
NZL 710 - Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) World Trade Organisation (WTO) notification [PDF, 115 KB]