Food safety

​​​From 1 March 2016 there are new laws for businesses that sell food. There is a three year transition period for existing businesses operating under the Food Act 1981 and Food Hygiene Regulations 1974.

 Read the press release from Ministry for Primary Industries for more information.

Useful Information

For further help please email Ministry for Primary Industries or Hamilton City Council​​

How to apply

If you are a new food business or are a current business who is transitioning to the Food Act 2014; you will need to complete an application form and scope of operations document and submit these to council.

If you have just one site to register:

If you have more than one site to register under the one application:


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