Proposed guidance document: Risk management programme manual for animal product processing

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Contact: Animal products team

Have your say

MPI invites you to comment on the proposed guidance document, Risk management programme manual for animal product processing.


The guidance document describes what is needed in a risk management programme (RMP) and how to get an RMP evaluated and registered. The existing manual is out of date with current legislation.

Making your submission

Send your submission to us by 5pm on 9 March 2018. Email

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While we prefer email, you can also post your submission to:

Guidance Document: Risk Management Programme Manual Submission
Ministry for Primary Industries
PO Box 2526
Wellington 6140
New Zealand.

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