Food Act 1992-93

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The Food Act was passed by Parliament on 13 July 1993 to control the importation, processing, packaging, preparation, storage, transport, advertising and sale of food in the Cook Islands.

An amendment to the Food Act was passed on 10 October 2005 to include the regulation and licensing of fish and fish products.

Associated regulations

Food (Fish Export Processing) Regulations 2006

Food Regulations 2014

More information

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Official information request policy

This policy provides the process to requests for official information from a member of the community. The process is designed to guide and assist Te Marae Ora (TMO) to respond to an official information request on any information relating to the role and functions of Te Marae Ora Ministry of Health Cook Islands.

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Food and Nutrition policy for Cook Islands

This document aims to provide environments and settings that support and encourage a healthy diet, in all
population sub-groups and to prevent further increases in overweight and obesity.

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Alcohol policy for Cook Islands

This document aims to create systems and environments that prevent the harmful use of alcohol and the subsequent impacts on health and safety, social harmony, and productivity; and to reduce the related burden on healthcare systems and law enforcement.