Pursuant to section 408 of the Food Act 2014, notice is given of the issue on 21 September 2020 of the Food Notice: Food for Export – Exemptions from Domestic Compositional Requirements No. 5 2020 which came into force on 21 September 2020 (“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, 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 7th day of October 2020.
ALLAN KINSELLA, Director Assurance, New Zealand Food Safety, Ministry for Primary Industries.