A fact sheet to assist New Zealand food producers and growers exporting product to Australia to meet the new Australian country of origin food labelling rules. The new rules become mandatory on 1 July 2018.
Food Labelling Requirements for Eggs and Egg Products
Food sold in New Zealand must be labelled in accordance with the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code (FSC) as well as other relevant New Zealand specific legislation. This page sets out the labelling requirements for eggs and egg products and provides information to help egg producers and egg product manufacturers meet New Zealand's food labelling requirements.
All food for sale needs to meet the labelling requirements of the Australia and New Zealand Food Standards Code (the Code), so consumers can make an informed choice about their purchase. Eggs are no exception.
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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.