Operation Concord

In late November 2014, Fonterra and Federated Farmers received anonymous letters threatening to contaminate infant and other formula with 1080. Government agencies, industry, and retailers worked together to respond to this criminal threat.


OIA requests

The Government has received requests for the information it held about our response. This page contains the government's response to these requests. This response contains information from all relevant government agencies.

We are releasing a large number of documents in response to these OIA requests. We’ve broken the file into 6 smaller parts for ease of downloading.

The government put the wellbeing of people and their babies as the priority in its response to the blackmail threat.

Who to contact

If you have questions about this Official Information Act response, email info@mpi.govt.nz

If you have questions about the government's response or information that might be relevant to the police investigation, check the contact page on the Food Protection website.

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