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.
Resources, Animal Products Act Notices, Dairy manufacturing requirements, Eggs, Honey & Bee Products, Honey and bee product requirements, Requirements for cold and dry stores, Risk Management Programmes, Exporting, Food Safety, Law & Policy, Food, Requirements
Section 20(3)(a) of the Animal Products Act 1999 (“the Act”) empowers the Director-General of MPI to waive or modify the requirement that an application to register a risk management programme must be accompanied by an independent evaluation report where the proposed programme is fully based on a template, model or code of practice approved under section 12(3A) of the Act.
Questions and Answers for Labelling of New Zealand Honey for Export
Under New Zealand food labelling rules, honey labels must include certain information to help the consumer know what they are buying. This fact sheet outlines the information that can appear anywhere on the label, front or back, but it has to be there.