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Fresh Arsenal In Battle Against Fall Armyworm

Monday, 24 June 2024, 12:06 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Integrated management approach offers fresh arsenal in battle against fall armyworm More >>

Liquor Merchants Fined $244,000 For Trying To Sell Illegal Products

Monday, 17 June 2024, 12:59 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

An Auckland liquor importer and distributor have been fined $244,000 for attempting to sell thousands of bottles of illegal liquor and avoiding the rules in place to protect consumers. More >>

New Fishing Rules To Strengthen Seabird Protections

Thursday, 13 June 2024, 6:49 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Fisheries New Zealand is bringing in new rules that will significantly reduce the risk of seabirds, including critically threatened albatrosses, being caught accidentally by commercial fishers. More >>

Company, Manager Fined $28,000 Over Biosecurity Risks

Tuesday, 11 June 2024, 5:48 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Freight company and manager fined $28,000 for delivering sea containers to unapproved location More >>

Dairy Farmer Placed On Home Detention, Disqualified From Being In Charge Of Animals Over Lack Of Feed And Welfare

Wednesday, 22 May 2024, 1:32 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

During the inspection, MPI Animal Welfare Inspectors directed Mr Nairn to dry off some cows to enable the animals to recover to a healthy weight and prevent further suffering. More >>

New Import Requirements For Frozen Berries A Win-Win For Consumers And Food Importers

Tuesday, 23 April 2024, 10:12 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

New Zealand Food Safety today issued new import rules for frozen berries to help keep New Zealanders safe and improve processes at the border. More >>

North Otago Pair Ordered To Do 360 Hours Community Work, Given 12 Months Supervision For Online Sales Of Poached Pāua

Thursday, 11 April 2024, 10:58 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

A North Otago pair have been ordered to do 360 hours community work, along with being placed on 12 months supervision for online sales of poached pāua. Sheryl Maafu (49) and Niuila Maafu (59) were sentenced in the Oamaru District Court yesterday ... More >>

Recall Of Peanut Products Due To Aflatoxin Above Acceptable Levels

Saturday, 6 April 2024, 12:09 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

“The concern with these products is that they contain levels of aflatoxins above the allowable level in New Zealand,” says NZFS deputy director-general Vincent Arbuckle. More >>

Our Fruit Box Or OFB Raw Fruit Juice Recalled Due To Potential Food Safety Risks

Thursday, 4 April 2024, 12:11 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

New Zealand Food Safety is directing a recall of all raw fruit juice from Our Fruit Box & is advising people not to consume the product. The company making these juices has not been registered under the Food Act, so consumers cannot be certain that risks ... More >>

Salmon Products Recalled Due To Possible Presence Of Listeria

Friday, 29 March 2024, 6:05 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

“The concern with this product is that it may contain Listeria, a foodborne bacterium that can make you sick." More >>

Lake Tekapo Farmer Fined Nearly $14,000 For Not Registering 295 Deer

Friday, 22 March 2024, 3:40 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

A Lake Tekapo farmer who failed to register 295 deer into the National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) scheme has been fined $13,750. Under the system all cattle or deer must be fitted with a NAIT tag and registered in the NAIT system by the time ... More >>

Waikato Cattle Farmers Fined $23,000 And Restricted From Owning Animals Over Lack Of Quality Food And Welfare

Thursday, 21 March 2024, 11:00 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

A Waikato cattle farming family have been fined $23,000 for failing to provide sufficient food and care for their animals, resulting in more than half a dozen animal deaths. Shane Ross Quigley (49), Colin Ross Quigley (75) and Margaret Heather Quigley (72) ... More >>

Halloumi cheese recalled due to the possible presence of Bacillus cereus

Saturday, 2 March 2024, 9:51 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

New Zealand Food Safety is supporting Zany Zeus Limited in its recall of a specific batch of its Halloumi cheese due to the possible presence of Bacillus cereus . Zany Zeus Limited brand Halloumi with a best before date of 08.04.2024 is affected by ... More >>

Camembert And Brie Cheeses Recalled Due To Possible Presence Of E.Coli

Monday, 5 February 2024, 7:47 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

New Zealand Food Safety is supporting Waimata Cheese Company Limited in its recall of a specific batch of its Camembert and Brie cheeses due to the possible presence of E.Coli . The following products with batch number 8367 and a best before date ... More >>

Ham Recalled As The Product May Be Undercooked

Saturday, 23 December 2023, 7:38 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

New Zealand Food Safety (NZFS) is supporting Source and Supply Food Co in its recall of specific batches of Smith Meats Branded Cooked on Bone Hams (Whole and Half) as the product may be undercooked. The affected product was sold at Matamata Butchers ... More >>

Have Your Say On Catch Limits For Aotearoa’s Fisheries

Wednesday, 13 December 2023, 1:18 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Fisheries New Zealand (FNZ) is asking for feedback on proposed changes to catch limits and other settings across a range of Aotearoa New Zealand’s fisheries as part of its twice-yearly sustainability review. Every six months FNZ reviews a range ... More >>

Keep Safe From Shellfish Poisoning

Monday, 13 November 2023, 2:03 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

New Zealand Food Safety is advising the public not to collect or consume shellfish gathered from the Northland east coast because of paralytic shellfish toxins. In addition, it has extended an existing shellfish biotoxin warning from Cape Kidnappers ... More >>

Former Sharemilker Placed On Home Detention And Banned From Being In Charge Of Animals

Tuesday, 17 October 2023, 4:17 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

A former Waikato sharemilker found responsible for tail injuries to 84 cows, leading to some tails being amputated, has been placed on home detention for seven months and banned from being in sole charge of animals for two years. Following a successful ... More >>

Northland Cattle Farmer Fined $30,000 Over Lack Of Feed For Nearly 400 Animals

Wednesday, 11 October 2023, 12:53 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

A Northland beef cattle farmer has been fined $30,000 for failing to provide adequate feed for nearly 400 animals. Jeffrey Allan Wood (69) pleaded guilty to six charges under the Animal Welfare Act and was sentenced yesterday in the Whangarei District ... More >>

Deer Farmer Fined $12,000 For Not Tagging 278 NAIT Animals

Friday, 29 September 2023, 1:45 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

A Pukekohe deer farmer has been fined $12,000 for not tagging 278 animals under the National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) scheme. Under the scheme all cattle or deer must be fitted with a NAIT tag and registered in the NAIT system by ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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