Food recall documents

Documents for developing a food recall plan, conducting a recall, and preparing a recall notice or advertisement.


Read more about food recalls in these Acts:

  • Food Act 2014 – Section 284, Recall of food or food-related accessory
  • Animal Products Act 1999 – Section 85, Recall of animal material and animal product
  • Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines Act 1997 – Section 35G, Recall of agricultural compound
  • Wine Act 2003 – Section 14, Contents of and requirements for wine standards management plans.


Refer to MPI's recall guidance material for help to develop and use a food recall plan.


Templates can be adapted for your type of food business and included in your recall plan in case they're needed.

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