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NZ: Is your business high or low risk?

Ministry for Primary Industries: The new Food Act could mean changes for your business if you make or sell food. To help you work out where you fit in with the changes, a new online tool Where Do I Fit? is available from the Ministry for Primary Industries.

The Food Act covers businesses that make, serve, sell or trade food commercially.

With the online Where Do I Fit? tool, by answering a series of yes/no questions, you can find out what you’ll need to do to comply with the law.

Whether you sell food at the school canteen, grow fruit and vegetables for sale, run a B&B, bake bread or any other business type that deals in food products, the Where Do I Fit? tool can guide you through the process.

It will tell you if you’re likely to have to follow a food control plan, a national programme or be exempt, and whether there is any overlap with other laws, such as the Animal Products Act.

Click here to read the full article from the Ministry for Primary Industries.