Specifications, notices and standards under dairy legislation
Search specifications, notices and standards relating to New Zealand dairy regulations and law. MPI produces these documents to help dairy manufacturers interpret the law.
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Specifications and notices
The purpose of this guideline is to assist operators to achieve compliance with regulatory
requirements for labelling of colostrum products
This guidance document provides clarification for dairy processors who undertake alkaline phosphatase testing as a quality control test.
This study was undertaken at the request of the New Zealand Food Safety Authority/Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry to update the raw milk cheese component of a previous study of human disease associated with raw milk and raw milk products, titled ‘A systematic review of the human disease evidence associated with the consumption of raw milk and raw milk cheeses’ (Jaros et al. 2008)
Amendments to the dairy official assurances framework (MPI Discussion Paper No: 2016/06)
MPI received 5 submissions on the proposed document. These submissions have been analysed in the following table. As a result of the consultation process, and where appropriate based on the analysis below, amendments have been made to the Notice. MPI would like to thank those parties who have taken the opportunity to comment on the proposal.
Specifies requirements for dairy products and the processing of dairy material including requirements for RMPs.
The Dairy Industry (Food Act 1981) Exemption Order exempted export dairy products from New Zealand labelling requirements.
Specifies requirements that must be met in relation to dairy products intended for export.
Specifies requirements and procedures to recognise agencies and persons including competencies, qualifications, experience and performance standards.
This notice prescribes procedures and requirements for the disposal of non-conforming dairy material or dairy product for the purpose of regulation 5 of the Regulations.
This notice specifies the export requirements that must be met by exporters of infant formula products and formulated supplementary foods for young children in order for their products to be eligible for export.