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A Time To Celebrate The People Who Keep Our Food Safe

Tuesday, 7 June 2022, 2:01 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

World Food Safety Day (June 7, 2022) is a good opportunity to celebrate the thousands of New Zealanders who work hard every day to keep our food safe, says Vince Arbuckle, Deputy Director-General, New Zealand Food Safety. “In New Zealand we can take it ... More >>

Entries Welcome For 2022 Significant Contribution To Food Safety Award

Wednesday, 11 May 2022, 10:55 am | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

Nominations are open for the 2022 Significant Contribution to Food Safety Award, sponsored by New Zealand Food Safety. As part of the New Zealand Institute of Food Science and Technology (NZIFST) Awards, the Significant Contribution to Food Safety ... More >>

Milk Company Fined $30,000 For Selling Raw Milk Illegally

Wednesday, 4 May 2022, 4:20 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

A milk business has been fined $30,000 for not following the rules that regulate the supply and sale of raw milk. Following a successful prosecution by New Zealand Food Safety (NZFS), Manakau-based MannaMilk owner John Albert Martin (78) was today ... More >>

New Food Recall Guidance

Wednesday, 20 April 2022, 1:42 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

New Zealand Food Safety has updated its food recall guidance to make it faster and easier for businesses to prepare for and conduct food recalls, says NZFS deputy director general Vincent Arbuckle. “Food businesses generally do a good job of keeping their ... More >>

Kinder Recall Expands For Products Made In Belgium

Tuesday, 12 April 2022, 3:03 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

Ferrero is extending its recall of Kinder chocolate products due to possible contamination with salmonella bacteria. Affected products are part of a global recall of a range of Kinder branded chocolates made in a Belgian factory, says deputy director-general ... More >>

International Kinder Surprise Recall Includes New Zealand

Thursday, 7 April 2022, 3:02 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

Ferrero International S.A. is recalling Kinder Surprise chocolate eggs from New Zealand shelves because of potential contamination with salmonella bacteria. It forms part of a global recall of affected product, which was manufactured in a Belgian ... More >>

Gopals Paneer Cheese Recalled

Thursday, 10 March 2022, 7:25 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

Food company Gopals Sweet & Snacks Limited is recalling its Gopala brand paneer cheese due to the possible presence of listeria. The pathogen was discovered through testing of product following two complaints of sickness. New Zealand Food ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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