The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has extended by 3 weeks its consultation on a scientific definition to authenticate New Zealand mānuka honey and the proposed new requirements for the export of bee products.
The Ministry for Primary Industries is encouraging the food and primary sector to enter 2 awards they are sponsoring in this year's NZ Food Awards.
MPI today reissued and extended a public health warning advising the public not to collect or consume shellfish harvested from the Waikato west coast.
The Ministry for Primary Industries today issued a public health warning against collecting shellfish on the Waikato west coast due to Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) toxins being detected at levels of concern.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) today issued a public health warning advising the public not to collect or consume shellfish harvested from Onapua Bay located in the Tory Channel, Queen Charlotte Sounds, Marlborough.
MPI today released a new resource to make it easier for businesses to manage food safety.
The deadline for some businesses to register under the new Food Act is coming up. Food businesses, including restaurants and cafes with an alcohol licence, need to apply by 31 March.
MPI renews its warning to avoid eating oysters harvested from the Mahurangi Harbour north of Auckland as they may be contaminated with the gastro bug norovirus.
The government is proposing changes to improve the written plans that it provides for businesses to manage food safety. A consultation is underway, asking food businesses to decide if the new version is easier to use.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has issued a public health warning advising against collecting or eating shellfish harvested from the entire Bay of Islands, from Cape Brett north to Cape Wiwiki.