The purpose of this Notice is to set exogenous contaminant specifications for animal material and animal products intended for human consumption.
Requirement documents for exporting eggs
A list of requirements you need to meet when exporting eggs.
Overseas Market Access Requirements (OMARs)
Search for your destination market, then check that OMAR for requirements.
Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code
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.
For the purposes of safeguarding assurances provided by New Zealand, this notice sets verification requirements and frequencies in relation to animal products for export.
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 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).
The Animal Products Notice: Specifications for Products Intended for Human Consumption applies to operators and other specified persons supplying and processing animal product for human consumption under the Animal Products Act 1999.
Code of Practice
This Code of Practice has been replaced by the Egg June 2007 Risk Management Programme template.
The Technical Annex of the CoP remains on this site as it contains information that may be useful when you develop your risk management programme (RMP).
If you produce eggs for sale, you can use this COP Technical annex to develop your risk management programme (RMP).