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NZFSA looks to lower trans fatty acids

Tuesday, 4 September 2007, 2:02 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

Despite most New Zealanders currently consuming low levels of trans fatty acids (TFAs), the New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) has met with representatives from the takeaway food industry to discuss TFA consumption. More >>

Food Residues - New NZFSA Booklet Explains All

Wednesday, 22 August 2007, 4:50 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

A new booklet, which aims to explain the complexities around chemical residues in food, has been produced by the New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA). More >>

Linking aspartame and formaldehyde scaremongering

Tuesday, 21 August 2007, 5:21 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

Unsubstantiated scaremongering claims by Soil & Health spokesperson Steffan Browning could cause some people real harm says the New Zealand Food Safety Authority. More >>

NZFSA releases results of food testing

Wednesday, 15 August 2007, 3:55 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

The New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) today released a comprehensive set of results from its most recent monitoring and surveillance programmes, noting that they continue to show that New Zealanders can have confidence in the safety of the ... More >>

NZFSA conference focuses on Food into the Future

Thursday, 9 August 2007, 3:52 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

Food safety experts from the United States, Canada, Europe and Denmark will gather in Wellington in September to speak at the New Zealand Food Safety Authority's annual conference. The conference will focus on Food into the Future as New Zealand's vital ... More >>

Aspartame Claims Lack Weight - NZFSA

Friday, 3 August 2007, 2:46 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

The New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) is concerned that anecdotal claims made by anti-aspartame campaigners about the sweetener do not seem to be supported by actual evidence. More >>

Sentence Satisfies Food Safety Authority

Tuesday, 31 July 2007, 11:28 am | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

The farmer who pleaded guilty to using the plant pesticide endosulfan as a non-approved animal spray on cattle at his farm west of Auckland has been fined a total of $15,000 plus court costs. More >>

Infant Formula does not meet New Zealand Standards

Monday, 16 July 2007, 3:14 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

The Acting Chief Executive, Director-General of the New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) for purpose of section 37 of the Food Act 1981, is advising parents and caregivers that Nutricia Karicare Gold Plus Infant Formula and Follow-On Formula both contain ... More >>

Food safety in adverse weather

Thursday, 12 July 2007, 5:32 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

Recent bad weather around New Zealand has led to a number of floods and many power cuts. With further adverse weather forecast, the New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) has issued this advice to protect consumer from foodborne illnesses. More >>

EU Food Colouring Not Permitted In NZ -- NZFSA

Wednesday, 11 July 2007, 2:15 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

The New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) today advised consumers that a food colouring that has been withdrawn in the United Kingdom and Europe has never been approved in New Zealand or Australia. More >>

Information for New Zealand Consumers

Wednesday, 11 July 2007, 10:23 am | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

Recent issues reported in the media have raised concerns about the safety of land-based farmed seafood imported from China. New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) would like to provide the following advice for consumers: More >>

NZFSA is confident of aspartame safety

Thursday, 5 July 2007, 4:53 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

Recent media reports may have raised unnecessary concerns for consumers about the safety of aspartame – used as a low energy sweetener in many common products – and need to be addressed, says the New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA). More >>

Progress in fight against Campylobacter bacteria

Wednesday, 27 June 2007, 10:12 am | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

"New Zealand's work in the fight against Campylobacter in poultry is being watched with interest around the world, and while we certainly can't say the problem has been solved, we're pleased the way things are going," says New Zealand Food ... More >>

Food a Fieldays focus

Wednesday, 30 May 2007, 2:19 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

Visitors to this year's Mystery Creek Fieldays will discover what food safety traceability is all about when they visit the New Zealand Food Safety Authority's stand. More >>

NZFSA seeks comment on sale of raw milk cheese

Wednesday, 16 May 2007, 10:59 am | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

The New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) is looking to allow direct imports of Roquefort, a soft raw milk cheese made in France, following an extensive programme of risk assessment work. More >>

Transitioning to the new food regime

Monday, 14 May 2007, 11:51 am | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

The New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) has published a summary of the submissions received on the ninth discussion paper for the Domestic Food Review – Transition Policy and Related Implementation. This paper was developed as part of the NZFSA ... More >>

New food imports programme for New Zealand

Tuesday, 1 May 2007, 1:51 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

Government this week approved the release of information on the New Zealand Food Safety Authority's (NZFSA) new imported food programme. The new programme will be implemented over the next two years and brings the process of importing food more ... More >>

New food imports programme for New Zealand

Tuesday, 1 May 2007, 10:54 am | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

Government this week approved the release of information on the New Zealand Food Safety Authority's (NZFSA) new imported food programme. The new programme will be implemented over the next two years and brings the process of importing food more ... More >>

NZFSA's Campylobacter strategy progresses well

Tuesday, 24 April 2007, 12:05 am | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

The New Zealand Food Safety Authority's strategy to tackle New Zealand's unacceptably high levels of human campylobacteriosis is progressing well: several areas of research and monitoring work are now well underway. More >>

Food labels must be accurate, says NZFSA

Monday, 16 April 2007, 1:57 pm | New Zealand Food Safety Authority

The New Zealand Food Safety Authority is reminding food businesses that they are required by law to comply with food labelling requirements, and that those labels must be accurate. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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