Documents for poultry processing

Food safety documents for poultry processing, including codes of practice, forms, manuals and guidelines.

Legislation

For Acts and most Regulations and Orders, see the New Zealand Legislation website:

Codes of practice, templates, and plans

If you're a primary processor of poultry, you can use this example to develop your RMP:

The Poultry processing code of practice provides industry-agreed guidance for poultry processors:

If you export poultry and need official assurance, find agreed standards in: 

Forms

Form for poultry listing slaughter house, process details, lab, and test results: 

Information pamphlets

The bacterial pathogen Campylobacter, the illness it causes, and means to control it:

The bacterial pathogen Listeria, the illness it causes, and the means to control it:

This group of organisms of is comprised of a large number of different serotypes of the species Salmonella enterica:

The risk of Campylobacter jejuni ST 6964 and its associated antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in poultry in New Zealand:

Manuals and guidelines

If you're a primary or secondary processor of poultry, you can use this example to develop your HACCP plan:

Policy

Specific requirements for risk management programmes (RMPs) and RMP outlines:

Verification of animal materials and products (except dairy, live animals and germplasm):

Scientific research

The significance for human health of Campylobacter jejuni/coli in mammalian and poultry offals:

The high rates of notified campylobacteriosis in New Zealand compared with other developed countries:

The significance for human health of Salmonella (non-typhoid) in poultry (whole and pieces):

The significance of Salmonella (non-typhoid) in animal feeds, in terms of introduction into food animal species and human health.

Specifications and notices

Exogenous contaminant specifications for animal material and animal products intended for human consumption:  

Specific requirements for risk management programmes (RMPs) and RMP outlines:

Poultry processing code of practice

The poultry code of practice provides industry-agreed guidance for poultry processors

Processing of Poultry Part 2 Good Operating Practice – Code of Practice
Codes of practice
Processing of Poultry Part 1: Overview
Codes of practice
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