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Contents (2003 - 43)
Food Act 2003 No 43
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 23 October 2017 at 11:39)
Part 3 Section 32
32   Special provisions relating to recall orders
(1)  A recall order may require the person, or the persons of a class, that is bound by the order to disclose to the public or to a class of persons specified in the order, in a manner so specified, any one or more of the following:
(a)  the particular food or type of food to be recalled or disposed of,
(b)  the reasons why the food is considered to be unsafe,
(c)  the circumstances in which the consumption of the food is unsafe,
(d)  procedures for disposing of the food.
(2)  A person who is required by a recall order to conduct a recall of any food must give written notice to the Food Authority of the completion of the recall as soon as practicable after that completion.
(3)  A person who is bound by a recall order is liable for any cost incurred by or on behalf of the Food Authority in connection with the recall order and any such cost is taken to be a debt due to the Food Authority from that person.
(4)  In any proceedings for the recovery of the debt, a certificate signed by the Food Authority stating the amount of any costs and the manner in which they were incurred is evidence of the matters certified.