Halal animal products

To assist with meeting the market access requirements of certain overseas markets for halal animal products.

Notices

Animal Products Notice: General Export Requirements for Halal Animal Material and Halal Animal Products [PDF, 839 KB]

Animal Products Notice: General Export Requirements for Halal Dairy Material and Halal Dairy Products [PDF, 775 KB]

OMAR notifications

16/12 Canada: Halal meat exports

16/32 Indonesia: Halal labelling of meat and meat products

17/32 UAE: Halal certification scheme for meat

17/39 Malaysia: Meat and meat products halal requirements

19/27 China: Meat and meat products halal requirements

For your information documents (FYIs)

F15/15 Indonesia: Approved halal organisation

Forms and templates

DP3: Listing as an approved dairy halal premises [DOCX, 67 KB]

AP30: Listing as an approved animal products halal premises (excluding dairy) [DOCX, 66 KB]

AP31: Listing as an approved animal products halal premises (excluding dairy) – Change of information [DOCX, 63 KB]

Malaysian halal meat production – Biannual report template [PDF, 52 KB]

Malaysian halal meat production – Daily record for halal slaughter template [PDF, 63 KB]

Lists

Halal approved premises (dairy products) [PDF, 81 KB]

Approved halal organisations [PDF, 136 KB]

Halal approved premises (non-dairy animal products) [PDF, 68 KB]

Competency standards for regulated persons

The MPI Halal Notices contain certain New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) standard competency requirements for halal assessment and approval personnel (halal auditors), halal issuing officers (halal certifiers) and companies’ halal quality assurance officers.

NZQA standards

21623

25924

25926

25927

26025

29088

Halal assessment and approval person (halal auditor)


halal meat auditors only


halal meat auditors only

Halal issuing officer (halal certifier)


halal meat auditors only


halal meat auditors only

Halal slaughter person

Halal quality assurance officer (in halal meat premises)


or a D-G approved alternative

Halal quality assurance officer (in halal dairy premises)


or a D-G approved alternative

✔ = required

✖ = not required

D-G = the director-general of the Ministry for Primary Industries

The NZQA website has information on how to demonstrate competency against these standards. Search for the relevant NZQA standard numbers listed in the Animal Products Notice: General Export Requirements for Halal Animal Material and Halal Animal Products [PDF, 839 KB].

NZQA standards search

Accreditation body

Accreditation confirms that an organisation is doing what its quality manuals say it will do and that it meets the requirements of any standards that apply. The accreditation is undertaken by an accreditation body to determine compliance with ISO 17065 or an alternative equivalent standard specified by the director-general. For halal accreditation the regulator is MPI (New Zealand Food Safety).

ISO/IEC 17065:2012 Conformity assessment – Requirements for bodies certifying products, processes and services

The accreditation body that can assess ISO 17065 in New Zealand is the Joint Accreditation System of Australia and New Zealand (JAS-ANZ).

JAS-ANZ
New Zealand Office
PO Box 10476
The Terrace
Wellington 6143
New Zealand

Level 4
108 The Terrace
Wellington
New Zealand

Phone: +64 (0)4 473 4426
Fax: +64 (0)4 473 4428
Email: contact@jas-anz.org

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