What's new – Codex

This page lists changes relevant to the Codex section of the MPI food safety website. Items are in date order, with the most recent listed first.

22 January 2015

  • New: Updated Information for Industry about recalls.

    Recall guidance material & recall template
    The recall guidance material and recall plan template have been reviewed and updated: http://www.foodsafety.govt.nz/elibrary/industry/recall-guidance-material-template/

    Updates include:

    •The changes to response powers under the Food Act 2014 – for further information on this see: http://www.foodsafety.govt.nz/policy-law/food-act-2014/food-recalls-under-new-act.htm
    •Appendix 4 Recall Criteria Guide now includes additional information on Listeria spp.
    •Appendix 6 Sample Consumer Level Recall Notice

    The Recall Hazard/Risk Analysis Form
    The Recall Hazard/Risk Analysis Form has been updated and replaces the form previously described as Form 15.1 Recall hazard/risk analysis worksheet:

    http://www.foodsafety.govt.nz/elibrary/industry/recall-hazard/index.htm

    Food Recall Notice Templates
    Draft newspaper advertisements templates now include a red cross hatched border:

    http://www.foodsafety.govt.nz/recalls-warnings/conducting-a-recall/advertisement-templates.htm

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