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Contents (2003 - 43)
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Food Act 2003 No 43
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 26 July 2017 at 10:31)
Part 3 Section 31
31   Nature of order
An order under this Part may do any one or more of the following:
(a)  require the publication of warnings, in a form approved by the Food Authority, that a particular food or type of food is unsafe,
(b)  prohibit the cultivation, taking, harvesting or obtaining, from a specified area, of a particular food or type of food,
(c)  prohibit a particular food or type of food from being advertised or sold,
(d)  direct that a particular food or type of food consigned or distributed for sale or sold be recalled and specify the manner in which, and the period within which, the recall is to be conducted,
(e)  direct that a particular food or type of food be impounded, isolated, destroyed or otherwise disposed of and specify the manner in which the impounding, isolation, destruction or disposal is to be conducted,
(f)  prohibit absolutely the carrying on of an activity in relation to a particular food or type of food, or permit the carrying on of the activity in accordance with conditions specified in the order,
(g)  without limiting the generality of paragraph (f), impose conditions relating to the taking and analysis of samples of the food or of water or soil or any other thing that is part of the environment in which that activity is carried on in relation to the food,
(h)  specify methods of analysis (not inconsistent with any methods prescribed by the Food Standards Code) of any samples required to be taken in accordance with the order.