Resources for importing processed food
This document provides general advice to fish processors and importers in interpreting and applying the requirements on the use of carbon monoxide in accordance with the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code (the Food Standards Code).
This guide will help you get your food label right.
You must label your food so it meets the rules of the Code. Your product could be recalled or you could be fined if you get this wrong.
This document gives an overview of the process of importing food into New Zealand; outlines how imported foods are categorised and which categories of food require clearance under the Food Act prior to entry into New Zealand; details the process for obtaining food safety clearance where it is required.
- Food Safety Clearance Application [DOCX, 83 KB]
Importers of food that requires a Food Safety Clearance will be referred to the Central Clearing House (CCH) of MPI’s Verification Services.
This document provides guidance to registered food importers on how to meet requirements set by, and under, the Food Act 2014 and gives guidance on how registered importers can meet these requirements.
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