Food recall documents
Use these documents for writing a food recall plan, doing a recall, and writing a recall notice or advertisement.
Guidance for your food recall plan
Our guide has details on how to do a food recall. It also has a recall plan template that you can use for your business. You can include the plan as part of your food control plan or risk management programme.
Food recall guidance [PDF, 903 KB]
Forms and documents
We recommend including the recall hazard/risk analysis form in your plan. This form helps you prepare recall information for the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).
Recall hazard/risk analysis form [PDF, 37 KB]
Recall hazard/risk analysis form [DOCX, 67 KB]
These documents will help you write a recall notice or advertisement:
Food recall newspaper notice template – General products [DOCX, 81 KB]
Food recall newspaper notice template – Allergen warning [DOCX, 82 KB]
Legislation about food recalls
Who to contact
If you have questions about food recalls, email firstname.lastname@example.org