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NZ: United Fresh Food Safety & Traceability Update – September 2016

United Fresh NZ: The Food Safety Law Reform Bill that is currently before the Select Committee includes the following changes relevant to United Fresh Members.

The Bill provides the regulations to set the traceability and recall requirements that are essential to Food Safety maintenance and New Zealand’s reputation in the food industry. Furthermore, it requires a food importer to have procedures and processes in place to comply with the record-keeping requirements of the Food Act 2014 in relation to the traceability of imported food. It specifically identifies the requirements of traceability and recall systems for three areas of Food Control Plans (FCP) and National Programmes (NP).

Read the full article at the United Fresh NZ website