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Sunflowers A Rotational Crop Option For New Zealand Growers

Tuesday, 12 October 2021, 12:24 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Growing sunflowers to produce hi-oleic oil could provide additional income for New Zealand growers as a rotational crop during the summer period, new research has found. The Foundation for Arable Research (FAR) has concluded a three-year project looking ... More >>

Feedback Sought On Camera Roll Out And Further Protection For Hector's Dolphins

Monday, 11 October 2021, 3:32 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Fisheries New Zealand is inviting people to have their say on proposals for the wider roll-out of cameras across New Zealand’s inshore fishing fleet, as well as measures to further protect Hector’s dolphins. Together, these changes will provide ... More >>

Failure To Register NAIT Animals Costly For Two Taranaki Farmers Under New Regime

Wednesday, 6 October 2021, 9:48 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

A Hawera farmer is one of a number of farmers who has recently been convicted for failing to register his animals under the NAIT scheme. Ross Gordon Clark (51) was fined $20,000 in the Hawera District Court yesterday after earlier pleading guilty ... More >>

$1.05 Million Fine For Seafood Company Owner Behind Chatham Islands Illegal Fishing Operation

Tuesday, 5 October 2021, 10:50 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

A seafood company owner has been fined heavily fined for a commercial scam responsible for almost $1 million worth of black market pāua and crayfish from the Chatham Islands <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2110/6ab12aed50b6896b4dba.jpeg" ... More >>

Biosecurity Awards Finalists Protecting Every Corner Of New Zealand

Friday, 1 October 2021, 10:27 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

The 2021 Biosecurity Awards finalists named today show the huge effort under way to protect New Zealand from pests and diseases. The 24 finalists named out of a record number of 90 entries include an iwi partnering with local and central government ... More >>

Waikato Farmer Fined $9000 And Restricted From Owning Cows

Friday, 24 September 2021, 1:37 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

A farmer who underfed nearly 300 cows and heifers has been fined $9,000, ordered to pay vet costs of $1,763 and faces permanent restrictions on the number of animals he can own. Nigel George Rowan (74) pleaded guilty to three charges under the Animal ... More >>

Changes To Fisheries Rules For Sustainability

Friday, 24 September 2021, 8:53 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

Fishing rules for 15 fish stocks around the country have been updated as part of a twice-yearly review. The Minister for Oceans and Fisheries, David Parker decided on these changes following a review of science information and a public consultation. ... More >>

Nationwide recall of Whole Kids brand Smoothie Drops milk

Friday, 17 September 2021, 3:03 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Nourish Foods (NZ) Pty Ltd is recalling Whole Kids brand Smoothie Drops Berry, Banana and Coconut Milk with a ‘Best Before’ date of 12 August 2022 as the product may contain plastic. The affected product is sold at Countdown, FreshChoice and SuperValue ... More >>

East Coromandel scallop fishery to close for two years

Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 4:40 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The east Coromandel scallop fishery will close for a period of two years from this Saturday, 11 September, following a request from the Ngāti Hei Trust. More >>

Recall of Mr Porky deep fried pork scratching products

Wednesday, 25 August 2021, 9:15 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

A consumer recall of Mr Porky brand fried pork scratching products imported from the United Kingdom is being initiated by Five Eight Distribution Ltd due to the possible presence of Salmonella. More >>

NZ grown Kabochamilk heading for Asian market

Monday, 16 August 2021, 11:57 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

A unique plant milk made from New Zealand grown kabocha buttercup squash is now hitting supermarket shelves in Asia, thanks to an innovative partnership between a Hawke’s Bay company and the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI). More >>

Raw milk recalled over listeria concerns

Sunday, 15 August 2021, 5:39 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

Raw drinking milk producer Real Milk Timaru is recalling specific batches of raw milk following a detection of Listeria as part of its routine testing programme. More >>

Northland Recall Of Paroa Bay Oysters Due To Suspected Foodborne Illness

Wednesday, 11 August 2021, 8:50 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

Paroa Bay Oysters Limited are recalling specific batches of Paroa Bay brand Raw Fresh and other oysters due to them being suspected in causing cases of foodborne illness. There have been several cases reported of foodborne illness in Northland ... More >>

Northland Recall Of Paroa Bay Oysters Due To Suspected Foodborne Illness

Tuesday, 10 August 2021, 7:09 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Paroa Bay Oysters Limited are recalling specific batches of Paroa Bay brand Raw Fresh and other oysters due to them being suspected in causing cases of foodborne illness. There have been several cases reported of foodborne illness in Northland ... More >>

Recall To Manage Listeria In Mung Bean Sprout Products Sold Nationwide

Tuesday, 10 August 2021, 3:13 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

New Zealand Food Safety is advising the public to return a specific brand of mung bean sprouts and sweet mango mesclun salad as they may contain Listeria bacteria. Consumers should return Living Foods Ltd Spring Life brand Mung Bean Sprouts sold ... More >>

Properties Searched Of People Believed To Be Linked To East Coast Black Market Crayfish Ring Of More Than $300,000

Tuesday, 3 August 2021, 3:28 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

MPI Fishery Officers today (3 August) executed multiple search warrants at properties of people believed to be involved in a major East Coast black market crayfish ring. About 80 officers searched eight homes in the Mahia, Wairoa, Whakatane and Kawerau ... More >>

Livestock Feed Support Available For Flood-affected Farmers In The South Island

Tuesday, 3 August 2021, 9:55 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

Flood-affected farmers in the South Island are being encouraged to make use of livestock feed support services funded by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI). Widespread flooding across the Canterbury, West Coast, Tasman and Marlborough areas this winter ... More >>

Lifestyle Block Owner Fined $6,709 For Starving Cattle

Monday, 26 July 2021, 2:28 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

A lifestyle block owner has been fined $6,000 and ordered to pay $700 in veterinarian costs for starving five cattle, and for failing to adequately treat and prevent parasites in two calves. Russell Murray Berghuis, 65, was found guilty of five charges under ... More >>

Further Testing Programme To Protect Consumers

Thursday, 22 July 2021, 12:55 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

New Zealand Food Safety (NZFS) is extending a programme of testing to determine the extent of Salmonella Enteritidis (SE) in poultry flocks in New Zealand and to reduce the risk to consumers. NZFS has been carrying out tracing and testing of poultry ... More >>

Recall To Manage Listeria In Selected LSG Sky Chefs Products

Wednesday, 21 July 2021, 8:35 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

LSG Sky Chefs New Zealand Ltd is recalling specific batches of selected salads, sandwiches and wraps, products sold at selected supermarkets, retail outlets and petrol stations throughout New Zealand due to the possible presence of Listeria bacteria. ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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