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Remember to Clean, Cook, and Chill

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 1:58 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

New Zealand Food Safety (NZFS) today launched its summer 2018 food safety campaign. This focuses on preventing people getting food poisoning by doing three simple things: Clean, Cook, Chill. Head of New Zealand Food Safety, Bryan Wilson says foodborne ... More >>

Food safety culture in good shape but more to do

Thursday, 5 July 2018, 1:52 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

Food safety culture in good shape but more to do 5 July 2018 The Food Safety Assurance and Advisory Council (FSAAC) and New Zealand Food Safety (part of the Ministry for Primary Industries) today released research into the food safety culture in New Zealand ... More >>

New sheep and lamb inspections to be trialled

Friday, 1 October 2010, 1:18 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

The New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) plans to run a trial on several sheep processing chains. The trial will likely start in November and will run for about six months in three meat processing facilities. More >>

Earthquake: minimise food and water spoilage

Saturday, 4 September 2010, 10:29 am | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

During an emergency normal household appliances such as fridges and ovens may break down or lack power, our food could spoil faster and our water supply could become contaminated. To avoid this happening follow the steps below: More >>

Dog death at Stanmore Bay not caused by Toxins

Monday, 24 August 2009, 5:03 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

The recent dog death at Stanmore Bay is unrelated to the on-going investigation of toxic poisoning on Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf beaches. Post mortem results on the dog indicate it died of natural causes. More >>

Residues in food still low, study shows

Tuesday, 18 August 2009, 4:50 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

Tests on locally produced food show the average New Zealand diet presents no chemical residue food safety concerns. More >>

It’s easy to spoil your holiday with food hazards

Tuesday, 23 December 2008, 4:20 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

A recent outbreak of Salmonella that appears linked to flour is a reminder that all foods can carry hazards, says the New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA). More >>

Councils give Food Control Plans the green light

Wednesday, 3 December 2008, 5:16 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

Sixty-four councils (of 73 total) across New Zealand have given the green light to the New Zealand Food Safety Authority's (NZFSA) voluntary programme for managing food safety. More >>

Antibiotic sales show little change

Tuesday, 25 November 2008, 10:10 am | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

The New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) says that total sales of prescription veterinary medicines containing antibiotics in the 2006/07 year have decreased to levels similar to the 2002/03 year, and are down 11.9% on 2005/06 sales. More >>

Improved food safety system hits the streets

Tuesday, 9 September 2008, 11:58 am | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

Since it was launched in August, over 2000 copies of a Food Control Plan (FCP) especially written for restaurants, cafes and catering businesses have been distributed. Across the country, 58 local councils (over 80%) have signed up to take part in the voluntary ... More >>

Pie maker convicted over dangerous filling

Tuesday, 12 August 2008, 2:35 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

Serving up a pie containing a metal sliver has proved costly for a Wanaka bakery in a case brought by the New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA). More >>

New Rules For Raw Milk Products Considered

Friday, 8 August 2008, 10:44 am | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

The New Zealand Food Safety Authority is proposing a framework that would allow a wider variety of raw milk products to be sold and produced in New Zealand. More >>

Unauthorised GM rice found and withdrawn

Wednesday, 30 July 2008, 12:03 am | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) has ensured the withdrawal of a rice product imported into New Zealand that has tested positive for trace quantities of the unauthorised genetically modified (GM) rice variety, Bt63. NZFSA is not aware of any health concerns ... More >>

Illegal poultry farm shut down

Monday, 23 June 2008, 4:54 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

An illegal poultry farm in Papakura has been shut down in a joint operation between the New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA), the Police, Environment Waikato, Franklin District Council and Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. More >>

Food for sale draft rules

Wednesday, 18 June 2008, 3:50 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

Importers of food for sale now have the chance to influence draft rules affecting them that aim to give consumers more assurance about the food they eat. The new rules are detailed in two proposed standards recently released for consultation by the ... More >>

Caution on Roquefort reiterated

Thursday, 15 May 2008, 12:48 am | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

For most healthy New Zealanders, these cheeses are considered to be no more risky than a number of other foods sold in New Zealand, for example raw shellfish. However for more vulnerable groups – such as the frail elderly, expectant mothers and anyone ... More >>

Nutrient levels investigated

Monday, 12 May 2008, 5:30 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

"Variations in nutrient claims are not a food safety concern and are expected as the level of nutrient on the nutrition panel is based on an average," says New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) Assistant Director (Joint Food Standards) ... More >>

Pesticide practice under the microscope

Monday, 12 May 2008, 12:15 am | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

A survey of a range of New Zealand produce has shown generally good pesticide practices were used when growing them. This year capsicum, strawberries, lettuce, mushrooms and courgettes went under the microscope. More >>

Seeds in Chinese herbal tea may cause illness

Thursday, 8 May 2008, 5:03 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

The New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) is warning people not to consume in any way seeds that may be found in a Chinese herbal tea, that is made from the plant Abrus Cantoniensis. This product is sold in retail packs under various brand names ... More >>

New food plans revealed

Thursday, 1 May 2008, 5:05 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

New Zealand's new domestic food regulatory regime came a step closer this week when the New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) revealed its template Food Control Plan in the first of a series of workshops being held around the country for local ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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