A list of publications, documents, and guidance to help you understand and meet your obligations when exporting dairy products.
Verifiers have raised a number of questions regarding requirements where there are differences between Chinese and NZ legislation for the labelling of Infant Formula, Follow-on Formula and Formulated Supplementary Foods for Young Children. MPI have compiled the questions below along with the current legislation and guidance. Additional advice is also supplied for verifiers in response to the questions raised.
A fact sheet to assist New Zealand food producers and growers exporting product to Australia to meet the new Australian country of origin food labelling rules. The new rules become mandatory on 1 July 2018.
Specifies requirements for controlling risk organisms and gives guidance on preparing Risk Organism Response Plans for processors of dairy material and product
- Dairy product descriptions and qualifiers [XLSX, 101 KB]
Guideline for requesting new and the review of current product descriptions and qualifiers for exporters.
What's involved when export containers of dairy product issued an NZFSA official assurance are officially opened prior to export by NZ Customs officers. See also the <a href="http://www.foodsafety.govt.nz/elibrary/industry/guideline-dairy-export-version-0/guidelines-for-dairy-export-containers-coversheet.htm">Cover Sheet</a> and <a href="http://www.foodsafety.govt.nz/elibrary/industry/guideline-dairy-export-version-0/guidelines-for-dairy-export-containers-coversheet.htm">Amendment 1: Guideline for Dairy Export Containers subject to Official Assurances Re-opened by NZ Customs Service</a>.
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