The purpose of this Guidance Document is to provide guidance for the processing of deer velvet that will undergo further processing prior to human consumption.
Industry Standard 6/ Industry Agreed Standard 6 (IS6/IAS6) was replaced with Operational Code: Post Slaughter Activity – Red Meat Code of Practice Chapter 9 (CoP9) in 2018. During the industry standard revision the intention was to incorporate IS6/IAS6: Chapter 14 on deer velvet processing into Code of Practice 11 (CoP11), this code is still in development. The Guidance Document: Deer Velvet Processing has been developed as an interim measure, and details IS6/IAS6: Chapter 14. Once CoP11 is published, the guidance document will be removed.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has developed this guidance document to help micro abattoir businesses to complete the Risk Management Programme (RMP) template for Micro Abattoirs.
This guide explains the requirements of the Animal Products Act 1999 in relation to homekill and recreational catch. It also includes key information on animal welfare and recommendations for food safety.
This Programme is in support of the requirements of Section 7A Movement Controls of the
Meat Act 1981. It should also be noted that the application of sections 52 and 53 of the
Biosecurity Act 1993 are to be considered in the application of this programme to
This guidance document provides information about Cystericercus bovis for farmers.
Preventing cooked or ready-to-eat (RTE) foods from becoming contaminated by other activities in your shop is the most important of your food safety activities. Cross contamination can happen in a variety of ways, such as when there is direct contact between cooked and raw meat, when cooked food is placed on dirty surfaces, when someone touches cooked food after handling raw product.
Provides clarity and a consistent understanding of the application of the phrase "same premises or place" and describes what consitutes adequate separation.
This guidance document has been developed to explain the requirements that apply to the procurement and supply of wild and game estate animals into the regulated food chain and to assist certified suppliers and certified game estate supplier to meet those requirements.