Dr Anita Taylor is a leading technical expert in Food Safety compliance and Risk Based Quality Management Systems. Her focus is create an alliance with you that will support you through the compliance process in an efficient and streamlined manner.

Professional Qualifications

Anita’s passion for animals lead her to become a qualified veterinarian in 2002. After working as a vet in clinical practice , other opportunities presented.  Anita is also a qualified Auditor with HACCP 28265 qualification.

Government Experience

Anita discovered exciting opportunities in a role within the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) further developing her interests in food safety and quality systems. During Anita’s 13 years of extensive experience with MPI in a range of sectors she gained one of the most extensive knowledges of the NZ business requirements in these areas.

She managed the entire Waikato/Bay of Plenty MPI Verification Services circuit, responsible for a team of 16 MPI vets and technical supervisors participating in all aspects in their training, competency and calibration. All of this while continuing to perform frontline verification, export certification and clarifications relating to interpreting legislation.

Expert Advice For New Zealand Businesses

Anita witnessed businesses that were lacking resource and technical expertise and running inefficient systems resulting in escalating compliance costs.  This prompted a strong desire to further help businesses in these specialist areas.

Anita specializes in:

Risk Management Plans Petfood
Food Control Plans Seafood
HACCP and Food Safety Stores and Transport
Meat Products Imported Food
Poultry, Eggs Listeria Management Programmes
Bee Products Animal Welfare


Anita’s philosophy is to bridge the gap between MPI and industry through her knowledge of MPI regulations, technical expertise and processes.

She is driven by positively contributing to New Zealand’s leading reputation in food safety and animal welfare. Anita strongly believes in the importance of protecting “NZ Inc” and its reputation.