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Products Containing Tahini Recalled Due To Possible Presence Of Salmonella

Friday, 30 June 2023, 8:26 pm | New Zealand Food Safety

New Zealand Food Safety is supporting several importers in their recall of Durra brand products containing tahini due to the possible presence of Salmonella . “Salmonellosis can be serious, so it is important that people do not eat these products,” says ... More >>

All Food Businesses Now Need To Do Yearly Mock Recalls

Friday, 30 June 2023, 10:50 am | New Zealand Food Safety

In good news for both consumers and the food industry, a legislation change requiring food businesses to carry out a simulated recall every 12 months comes into effect tomorrow. “A simulated recall tests the ability of a business to trace and recall ... More >>

Large Consumer Recall Of Multiple Products Containing Tahini, Due To Possible Presence Of Salmonella

Wednesday, 1 March 2023, 4:16 pm | New Zealand Food Safety

New Zealand Food Safety is supporting Life Health Foods NZ Ltd in its recall of Lisa’s, Greater! and Prep Kitchen brands products containing tahini due to the possible presence of Salmonella . “Salmonellosis can be serious, so it is important ... More >>

Smoked Mussels Recalled Due To Possible Presence Of Listeria

Thursday, 9 February 2023, 4:34 pm | New Zealand Food Safety

New Zealand Food Safety is supporting Blackbeards Smokehouse Ltd in its recall of Blackbeards Smokehouse brand smoked mussels due to the possible presence of Listeria. The following Blackbeards Smokehouse brand Smoked Mussels with a batch number of ... More >>

Hobson’s Brand Sandwich Ham Recalled Due To Possible Presence Of Listeria

Friday, 3 February 2023, 8:33 pm | New Zealand Food Safety

New Zealand Food Safety is supporting Source and Supply Co Ltd in its recall of Hobson’s brand Sandwich Ham due to the possible presence of Listeria . “Hobson’s Sandwich Ham with a batch number of 1SA4 and a best before date of 03/03/2023 is ... More >>

How Your Kids Can Have The Coolest Lunch

Friday, 27 January 2023, 10:13 am | New Zealand Food Safety

School holidays are wrapping up, but there’s still plenty of hot weather ahead, so New Zealand Food Safety is sharing some tips to keep your tamariki’s packed lunches safe to eat this summer. “When lunchboxes get hot, the warm environment ... More >>

The 12 Food Safety Myths Of Kirihimete

Thursday, 22 December 2022, 12:07 pm | New Zealand Food Safety

1) You can reheat leftovers as many times as you like. One of the joys of the holiday season is having a mountain of leftovers. Reheating them once, to piping-hot temperature, shouldn’t be a problem (unless you’ve left them out too long before refrigerating ... More >>

Don’t Contaminate Your Plate This Summer – Be A Chicken Scene Investigator

Monday, 19 December 2022, 10:58 am | New Zealand Food Safety

It would be a crime for you whānau and friends to come down with foodborne illness this festive season – so New Zealand Food Safety and the Chicken Scene Investigators have got your back. “Each year, over our summer, there is a rise in cases of foodborne ... More >>

Collecting Shellfish This Summer? Cook It To Keep Your Whānau Safe From Vibrio

Thursday, 15 December 2022, 10:10 am | New Zealand Food Safety

New Zealand Food Safety (NZFS) is calling on Kiwis to thoroughly cook the shellfish they collect this summer following an increase in cases of Vibrio parahaemolyticus illness in previous summer months. Vibrios are a type of bacteria naturally living ... More >>

How You Can Help Keep Life-saving Medicines Working

Friday, 18 November 2022, 9:43 am | New Zealand Food Safety

New Zealand Food Safety is urging animal owners to do their part in the battle against antimicrobial resistance – and towards keeping life-saving medicines working. “The World Health Organisation has named antimicrobial resistance, or AMR, one of the ... More >>

Boosted Health Star Ratings Get Tougher On Sugar And Salt

Monday, 14 November 2022, 11:42 am | New Zealand Food Safety

An upgrade to the Health Star Rating system, making it tougher on sugar and salt, comes into force today. The system helps consumers make healthier food choices by weighing up the overall nutritional benefits of packaged foods, says New Zealand ... More >>

New Zealand Food Awards 2022: Supreme Triple Win For Poaka Proves Small And Sustainable Succeeds

Friday, 14 October 2022, 2:51 pm | New Zealand Food Safety

Sustainability was the winning theme at last night’s New Zealand Food Awards gala dinner, with free-range pork company Poaka taking three awards for its Whole Chorizo salami product, including Supreme Winner and both the Primary Sector and Cuisine ... More >>

Risk Of Hepatitis A From Frozen Berries

Wednesday, 14 September 2022, 11:30 am | New Zealand Food Safety

New Zealand Food Safety is advising consumers, especially those with chronic liver damage, the elderly and pregnant people to consider extra precautions if eating frozen berries to minimise the risk of Hepatitis A, says NZFS deputy director-general Vincent ... More >>

New Online Tool To Make A Food Complaint

Monday, 25 July 2022, 12:09 pm | New Zealand Food Safety

New Zealand Food Safety is having another busy year recalling potentially harmful food to keep it out of consumers’ hands. There have been 93 recalls so far this year and 154 over 2021. There have been a wide range of reasons for recalls this ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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