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Ministerial Portfolio

Food Safety

Minister:
Minister for Food Safety
Current Minister:
Hon Damien O'Connor
Description: 

Responsibilities include making regulations to provide safe and suitable food in New Zealand and for export, and working with Australia on joint standards for food labelling and composition.

Department: 

The Ministry for Primary Industries provides the administrative support for this portfolio.

Vote: 

Vote Primary Industries and Food Safety

Legislation: 

Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines Act 1997
Animal Products Act 1999
Animal Products (Ancillary and Transitional Provisions) Act 1999
Food Act 2014
Wine Act 2003

Last updated: 
Thursday, 12 October 2017

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