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The food industry is regulated by the Food Act 2014 and Food Regulations 2015.
The Ministry for Primary Industry website provides comprehensive information on the Food Act 2014 requirements and Food Safety.
Waitaki provides full information on the plan or programme needed to start a food business as well as requirements in registering the business.
Find out about the regulations you need to comply with if you are looking to sell food at fundraising and community events.
Waitaki offers help if you want to establish, buy or operate a food business in the Waitaki district. Also refer to MPI-Food Safety for advice and information on the Food Act 2014.
Waitaki District Council
Oamaru: 20 Thames Street, Oamaru 9400
Waihemo: 54 Tiverton Street, Palmerston 9430
Mail: Private Bag 50058, Oamaru 9444
Phone: 03 433 0300