What's new – Petfood & inedibles

This page lists important updates relevant to the Petfood & inedibles section of the MPI Food Safety website. Items are displayed in date order, with the most recent listed first.

4 September 2017

30 August 2017

12 July 2017

13 June 2017

23 May 2017

28 April 2017

  • New: Proposed chapter 4 of the Operational code petfood processing

    MPI is publishing Chapter 4 Harvesting and Processing of Wild Animals following consultation. As a consequence the Animal Consumption Specifications Notice has also been updated with the new chapter name as this chapter is incorporated by reference.

16 February 2017

  • New: Combined Supplier Statement and Ante-Mortem Examination form

    The petfood Farmed Mammal Supplier Statement and the Ante-mortem Examination forms have been combined for when these are used at the same time. The Farmed Mammal Supplier Statement Notes has been reproduced separately and must be available for referring to.

    The separate original forms are still available if they are needed to be used at different times.

16 January 2017

  • New: Proposed chapter 4 of the Operational code petfood processing

    MPI is seeking feedback on the proposed Petfood Processing Operational Code Chapter 4 Harvesting and Processing of Wild Animals by 24 February 2017. The documents for review and a submissions template are now available on the MPI website.

21 December 2016

10 November 2016

  • New: RMP application process

    MPI has published a flow diagram which has information on MPI RMP registration application timeframes, and tips on how to submit a complete application.

18 October 2016

  • New Consultation: Proposed chapter 3 of the Operational Code Petfood Processing

    MPI is seeking feedback on the proposed Petfood Processing Operational Code Chapter 3 Supply, Slaughter and Dressing of Farmed Animals by 18 November 2016. The documents for review and a submissions template are now available on the MPI website.

22 August 2016

  • New: Food Safety Law Reform Bill

    The Primary Production Select Committee is currently accepting public submissions on the Food Safety Law Reform Bill. Here is the link to the Parliament website through which you can make a submission to the Committee. Submissions close on 22 September.

    https://www.parliament.nz/en/pb/sc/make-a-submission/document/51SCPP_SCF_00DBHOH_BILL69227_1/food-safety-law-reform-bill

26 July 2016

3 June 2016

  • Update: Operational Code Petfood Processing

    The Petfood Code of Practice is being re-developed and called the Operational Code Petfood Processing. The revised Chapter 1 Overview and a new Chapter 2 Good Operating Practice have been published.

2 February 2016

  • New Consultation: Proposed Petfood Processing Operational Code Chapters 1 and 2

    MPI is seeking feedback on the revised Petfood Processing Operational Code Chapter 1 Overview and the new Chapter 2 Good Operating Practice by 11 March 2016. The documents for review and a submissions template are now available on the MPI website.

7 December 2015