Animal Products Act Notices
The Notices are listed in alphabetical order. Use the filter to help you locate a Notice.
One Notice is available only on the New Zealand Legislation website:
The purpose of this Notice is to facilitate market access and safeguard assurances provided by New Zealand by setting out general requirements that must be met in order for honey and other bee products to be eligible for export. In particular, this Notice specifies the following:
a) requirements for ensuring that bee products meet market access requirements; and
b) requirements for ensuring traceability through the export supply chain; and
c) definition for monofloral and multifloral mānuka honey and associated requirements.
This document contains provisions for a partial waiver on the following levies payable under the Animal Products (Fees, Charges, and Levies) Regulations 2007.
a) annual levy for hides and skins processors
b) annual levy for dual operator butchers
The following notice is for the purpose of specifying requirements that must be met in relation to animal products intended for animal consumption.
Animal Products Notice: Contaminants Monitoring and Surveillance includes Recognised Laboratory Notice 2015 terms and updated sampling plan.
This Notice specifies the requirements that must be met in order for dairy material and dairy products to be labelled as halal or obtained a halal certificate when exported.
This Notice specifies the general export requirements that are to be complied with in order for animal material and animal products to be eligible for export as halal. This Notice revokes and replaces the Animal Products Notice: General Export Requirements for Halal Animal Material and Halal Animal Products that was issued on 23 December 2016
Specifies requirements and procedures to recognise agencies and persons including competencies, qualifications, experience and performance standards.
The Animal Products Notice - Specifications for Laboratories provides requirements for recognised laboratories under the Animal Products Act 1999.
Section 20(3)(a) of the Animal Products Act 1999 (“the Act”) empowers the Director-General of MPI to waive or modify the requirement that an application to register a risk management programme must be accompanied by an independent evaluation report where the proposed programme is fully based on a template, model or code of practice approved under section 12(3A) of the Act.
- Guidance and checklists for NMD Salmonella detections [DOC, 121 KB]
Animal Product National Microbiological Database Specifications Notice, clarifies some procedures and makes minor corrections to text.
For the purposes of safeguarding assurances provided by New Zealand, this notice sets verification requirements and frequencies in relation to animal products for export.
The prime purpose of this Notice is establishing a regulated control scheme for the control of specified substances in food producing animals, which is necessary or desirable to meet overseas market access requirements that have been notified or made available under section 60 of the Act.
Animals might have to be tested for residue levels if an injection site lesion is detected at post mortem examination.
Notice regarding list of common, Maori and scientific names of fish and seafood. These names are used on labels for food for human consumption.