The Ministry for Primary Industries have been running a series of workshops across the country introducing the new Food Act. 

An extended workshop is being held on Monday 3rd October 2016 at St Andrews on The Terrace and all Clubs New Zealand members are invited to attend.

Monday 3rd October 2016

Intro to the Food Act, 10am – 12pm

New food safety law – the Food Act 2014 - is now in effect. Do you know what changes you need to make and when? Are you unsure about using a food control plan, or what a national programme means? This workshop will help you understand what the new law means for your business, and work out what you need to do to follow it. Staff from MPI and Wellington City Council will be at the workshop to answer your questions. RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Testing new designs for the template food control plan, 1 - 5pm

In the afternoon, we’ll be testing new designs for the template food control plan. If you’re able to attend, it would be great to hear your views about how we can make it work better for you. RSVP in the following link:

Tuesday 4th October

Testing new designs for the template food control plan, 9am - 12pm

This workshop will be the same as the afternoon workshop above, so there is no need to attend both.  RSVP in the following link:

Details of workshops being held in other locations are available on the MPI website using the link below, you will also find on this page links to videos from previous workshops.

Food Act workshops for businesses across New Zealand

For more information visit