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Good food movement censored

Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 10:03 am | Food Matters Aotearoa

After an excellent initial talk in Christchurch (1) the Food Matters Aotearoa conference this weekend saw internationally renowned scientists, health professionals, physicians and advocates of healthy food production come together to talk to a wide audience ... More >>

Obese, undernourished, sick – Conference to present evidence

Monday, 2 February 2015, 11:20 am | Food Matters Aotearoa

Food Matters Aotearoa organisers are encouraged to see that delegates from overseas and a wide range of sectors from New Zealand will attend. Topics at this controversial conference will address all aspects of food security, production and safety to help ... More >>

Overseas markets ban pesticides commonly used in New Zealand

Monday, 26 January 2015, 11:01 am | Food Matters Aotearoa

The Food Matters Aotearoa conference will be looking closely at food production and the nutritional value of food, through to the regulations surrounding food safety. More >>

Blooming awful - algae hits councils!

Tuesday, 20 January 2015, 2:07 pm | Food Matters Aotearoa

"Trawling through DHBs around the country to invite them to our conference, it was amazing to find how many are coping with outbreaks of cyanobacteria (1,2) and resulting paralytic shellfish poisoning in their regions,(3) " said Susie ... More >>

Must seed-saving go underground?

Tuesday, 13 January 2015, 5:27 pm | Food Matters Aotearoa

New Zealand community gardens and home gardeners are likely to be undermined by trade deals such as the TPPA (1)which may allow regulation to criminalise our inherent human instinct to save the best seed for health and climatic conditions. More >>

Pinkwash - baleage wrap conceals true cause of rural cancer

Saturday, 10 January 2015, 12:03 pm | Food Matters Aotearoa

Have you noticed the eye-catching pink wrap now appearing in paddocks around you? Agpac’s admirable action in donating a percentage of the price of each roll to the Sweet Louise breast cancer charity highlights the health problems facing rural ... More >>

Food Matters Aotearoa conference shows the way forward

Tuesday, 6 January 2015, 4:28 pm | Food Matters Aotearoa

The Food Matters Aotearoa conference will be promoting healthy sustainable food production showcasing speakers from 5 different continents. A range of expertise will also come from New Zealand. More >>