New Zealand Food Safety Authority - Latest News [Page 3]

Keep school lunch cool

Friday, 1 February 2008, 1:41 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

Next week marks the beginning of another school year and that means hundreds of thousands of lunches. More >>

New Code of Practice for Poultry Processing Sector

Tuesday, 15 January 2008, 12:04 am | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

New Zealand Food Safety Authority and the New Zealand Poultry Industry Association have developed a new code of practice (COP) specifically for poultry processing. More >>

High lysine corn gazetted

Thursday, 20 December 2007, 12:35 am | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

High lysine corn is being gazetted today at 1pm. This corn is used as an animal feed, but it has had its safety assessed as if for human consumption. Food containing this GM variety can now be imported and sold in New Zealand, although such products would ... More >>

Introduction of Food Control Plans revised

Monday, 17 December 2007, 4:20 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

A change in timing in the development of the new Food Bill will see Food Control Plans introduced on a voluntary basis for some sectors of the food industry in mid-2008. More >>

Introduction of Food Control Plans revised

Monday, 17 December 2007, 4:12 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

A change in timing in the development of the new Food Bill will see Food Control Plans introduced on a voluntary basis for some sectors of the food industry in mid-2008. More >>

Being Food Safe

Friday, 14 December 2007, 1:43 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

With just a week to go until Christmas, it's time to ask a few questions: Do you cook family favourites and post them off to family and friends, or order food from specialist suppliers? If so, how do you ensure the food is still safe to eat when ... More >>

Gastrointestinal Illnesses cost 5 mil work days

Thursday, 13 December 2007, 11:49 am | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

A major New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) study, conducted for NZFSA by ESR, estimates that more than five million working days are lost each year in New Zealand due to gastrointestinal illness. It also concludes that data from the notifiable ... More >>

Take the heat out of summer

Thursday, 29 November 2007, 4:23 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

As warmer temperatures hit home, the New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) is reminding families of the importance of following good hygiene and food safety practices in the home, especially if you're preparing lunchboxes for littlies or planning a ... More >>

Foodsafe Week 2007 gets underway

Tuesday, 13 November 2007, 11:58 am | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

As National Foodsafe Week 2007 gets underway (November 12-19), the Foodsafe Partnership is reminding families that warmer temperatures mean bacteria on food can double in numbers in minutes. More >>

Minister Lianne Dalziel launches Foodsafe Week

Monday, 12 November 2007, 3:23 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

Food Safety Minister Lianne Dalziel and mascot Foodsafe Freddie launched the start of Foodsafe Week on Monday with students from Thorndon Primary School in Wellington. More >>

Survey provides insight into consumers' thinking

Thursday, 1 November 2007, 4:10 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

Results of a survey on the perceptions of food safety in New Zealand suggest that more than half (53%) of all those questioned believe food safety standards have improved during the past few years. More >>

Plan to roll out proposed domestic food regime

Wednesday, 24 October 2007, 3:36 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

A paper describing the way the proposed Food Act will be rolled out was released today by the New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA). More >>

NZFSA announces reviews into A1/A2 milk claims

Wednesday, 10 October 2007, 4:44 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

In light of continuing allegations regarding the food safety implications of A1/A2 milk, the New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) is to commission an independent review of both the science related to A1/A2 milk and secondly NZFSA's response to ... More >>

Author's interpretation wrong

Tuesday, 9 October 2007, 9:31 am | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

The New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) continues to affirm that there is no safety issue with A1 milk. More >>

NZFSA tests more imported foods

Thursday, 4 October 2007, 1:58 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

The New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) is to test more imported foods. This is part of its monitoring that ensures New Zealand's food safety systems are working properly and that those selling food meet their legal responsibilities to ensure ... More >>

Food Safety Authority reassures milk drinkers

Friday, 21 September 2007, 2:04 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

The New Zealand Food Safety Authority's (NZFSA) expert opinion that milk, whether A1 or A2, remains safe to drink has not changed after careful consideration of Keith Woodford's book. More >>

Additions to Campylobacter strategy

Friday, 14 September 2007, 10:22 am | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

The New Zealand Food Safety Authority's updated Campylobacter in Poultry Risk Management Strategy identifies some stringent additions that it anticipates will lead to significant reductions in this country's high levels of human campylobacteriosis. More >>

FSA announces additions to Campylobacter strategy

Friday, 14 September 2007, 10:20 am | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

The New Zealand Food Safety Authority's updated Campylobacter in Poultry Risk Management Strategy identifies some stringent additions that it anticipates will lead to significant reductions in this country's high levels of human campylobacteriosis. More >>

Milk Remains Safe, Says NZFSA

Thursday, 13 September 2007, 4:21 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

Consumers are advised to keep drinking milk as a nutritious food, no matter whether it's A1 or A2, as there is no food safety issue with either type of milk, says NZFSA Director of Food Standards, Carole Inkster. More >>

Milk remains safe

Thursday, 13 September 2007, 2:51 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

Consumers are advised to keep drinking milk as a nutritious food, no matter whether it's A1 or A2, as there is no food safety issue with either type of milk, says NZFSA Director of Food Standards, Carole Inkster. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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