Pursuant to section 408 of the Food Act 2014, notice is given of the issue on 30 October 2019 of the Food Notice: Food for Export – Exemptions from Domestic Compositional Requirements No. 3 2019 which came into force on 30 October 2019 (“Notice”).
Notice is also given under clause 8(1)(d) of Schedule 6 of the Food Act 2014 that, under sections 444 and 445, the Codex Standard for Follow-up Formula (CODEX STAN 156–1987) is incorporated by reference as a standard work of reference into the Notice.
A copy of the notice and the Codex Standard for Follow-up Formula may be inspected free of charge or purchased at a reasonable cost and during working hours, at the office of the Ministry for Primary Industries, Charles Fergusson Building, 34–38 Bowen Street, Pipitea, PO Box 2526, Wellington.
The Notice can also be viewed on the MPI website: https://www.mpi.govt.nz/food-safety/food-act-2014/requirements/ and the Codex Standard for Follow-up Formula is freely available on-line and can be accessed at: http://www.fao.org/input/download/standards/293/CXS_156e.pdf.
Dated this 11th day of November 2019.
ALLAN KINSELLA, Director Assurance, New Zealand Food Safety, Ministry for Primary Industries.