Requirement documents for exporting seafood
Requirement documents you need when exporting seafood.
Requirements for the use, manufacture, supply and security of official devices and operator container seals for export animal products and animal material
- Approval Notice Amending Carton Seals and Intervention Seals [PDF, 32 KB]
- Animal Products - Official Devices: NZFSA Container Seals [PDF, 19 KB]
- Animal Products - Official Devices Programme: Interim Requirements, and Guidance for Operator Seal use [PDF, 23 KB]
- Animal Products (Export Requirements for Branding, Marking and Security Devices) Notice 2012 [PDF, 77 KB]
In this manual are the approvals for brands, inspection legend material and container seals.
Requirements to export fish product with an official assurance and processors of fish product for export with an official assurance.
LAS, recognised persons & agencies: Specifies requirements for recognised agencies and verifiers and others; except for dairy processors, those exporting live animals, or working with germplasm.
If you operate a Limited Processing Fishing Vessel and export seafood directly from your vessel, you need to operate under this Notice.
The purpose of this Notice is to set exogenous contaminant specifications for animal material and animal products intended for human consumption.
The notice exempts specified products from the Animal Products Contaminant Specifications for specified levels of contaminants for export to countries listed in the notice.
This introduction is not part of the Animal Products Notice, but is intended to indicate its general effect. For the purposes of safeguarding assurances provided by New Zealand, this notice sets verification requirements and frequencies in relation to animal products for export.
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 transport and wharves regulated control scheme notices have been revised to reflect new changes and the number of notices have been reduced from 3 to 2 by combining the requirements for transport and wharves (handling).
Notice regarding list of common, Maori and scientific names of fish and seafood. These names are used on labels for food for human consumption.
Common fish names for use in NZ and approved foreign fish names are determined by the MPI and NZ Seafood standards council.
Quick reference table for old and new clause numbering.