Steps to an industry-developed template Food Control Plan

Industry-developed templates (also called section 40/s40 templates) are created by other organisations, and approved by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI). Follow our step-by-step process to use an industry template.

Industry-developed template Food Control Plans

There are a number of templates that have been created by other organisations, and approved by MPI – these are called industry-developed (or section 40/s40) templates.

You'll need to get in touch with the relevant organisation if you want to use their template. Often these are only available to the organisation's members.

Information on creating your own industry-developed template is on another web page:

Follow the steps

Get your plan ready in time

All new businesses must register their plans under the Food Act 2014 before they open.

If you're a business, which was operating before 1 March 2016, see the transition timetable for when you need to register a food control plan.

Who to contact

If you have questions about food control plans, email info@mpi.govt.nz

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