Review how the food regulation system operates

This activity will review operational processes to make the food regulation system more agile and responsive.

Activity type:
Priority: maintain a strong, robust and agile food regulation system


To review the operational processes of the food regulation system to make it more agile and responsive. The processes include:

  • the roles and responsibilities of the various committees and subcommittees and their governance
  • interactions with other relevant government forums
  • prioritisation of work
  • resourcing and record keeping.


The New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, on behalf of the Food Regulation Standing Committee.


The ministers agreed to:


This activity is in the scoping and delivery phase.

Completed work

At their December 2021 meeting, the ministers endorsed the implementation plan for a strategic planning cycle.

Development of the Strategic Plan for 2024–27 is now underway.

Related information

This is one of the 3 interconnected activities to reform the food regulation system.

View all the activities to maintain a strong and agile food regulation system.

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