MPI is generally happy with the compliance for recreational fishers over the holiday period, with shellfish gathering being an exception in some areas.
MPI is seeking the support of Canterbury dog owners in a search for a possible population of an introduced pest - the brown dog tick.
A Whangarei man was fined $2250 for selling unregulated meat in Whangarei District Court on Monday (19 January 2015).
MPI is looking for feedback on proposed updates to fee rates needed to maintain the safety of New Zealand’s food and protect New Zealand from biosecurity risks.
A mum who spotted a blood-thirsty tick embedded in her daughter’s shoulder at Auckland airport did the right thing by alerting biosecurity officials, says MPI.
Christchurch biosecurity staff have started the new year with the bizarre seizure of a crocodile skull designed to be worn as a giant pendant.
A health warning is in place advising against the gathering of shellfish from much of the Bay of Plenty coastline.
Ten people are facing prosecutions for taking large hauls of undersized paua after a three day operation at Kawerua, south of Hokianga
A great way to help look after New Zealand’s fisheries for the future is to return any undersized fish, or fish you don’t want to keep, to the sea
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has today issued a new standard to clarify the labelling requirements for exports of infant formula.