MPI's programmes help to ensure that food in New Zealand, whether it is produced, consumed or imported, is safe from 'farm to fork'.
A guide to MPI's monitoring programmes, the role they play in food safety and the information you can find in this section of the website. If you're new, start here.
Learn how monitoring programmes fit with MPI's risk-based approach to food safety, the Acts they are regulated under and how they support other risk-based measures to ensure safe and suitable food.
Find out about sampling regimes and plans for monitoring programmes, which are undertaken by agencies recognised to perform this work.
Find explanations of the food monitoring programmes which apply to meat, dairy, poultry, seafood and honey including NMD, NCCP, NCRP and seafood monitoring.
Learn about the 2 monitoring programmes under the Food Act – the Food Residues Surveillance Programme and the Imported Food Monitoring Programme.
The Total Diet Study is a long-term study of the residues and contaminants in the typical diet of New Zealanders. Find out how it helps to develop and improve food safety standards.
Important updates relating to Food monitoring programmes.