All biosecurity requirements must be met before Imported Food Inspection Scheme requirements apply.
Check our Biosecurity Import Conditions system (BICON) for biosecurity import conditions.
Meat and edible offal including fresh, chilled and frozen:
Food from New Zealand.
Inspection and testing
This food is classified as a surveillance food.
We refer consignments of meat and edible offal for residue testing at the rate of 5%. During inspection, we will also conduct a visual and label assessment.
Additional requirements apply to specific meat products. See the advice for:
- Beef and beef products (all)
- Beef and beef products (raw)
- Poultry meat that is cooked and ready-to-eat
- Poultry pâté and poultry livers that are cooked and ready-to-eat
- Processed meat - cooked
- Processed meat - uncooked
- Uncooked slow dry cured ready-to-eat ham
Table 1 shows the residue test that will be applied and permitted result.
Table 1, Test applied and permitted result
|Test applied||Permitted result|
|Meat antimicrobial screen
||The Food Standards Code lists maximum residue limits in Schedule 20|
|28/01/2022||First version of the webpage published on website.|