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NZFSA
Business // Food // New Zealand
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Website www.nzfsa.govt.nz


The New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) administers legislation covering: food for sale in New Zealand primary processing of animal products and official assurances related to their export exports of plant products and the controls surrounding registration, and use of agricultural compounds and veterinary medicines. NZFSA is the New Zealand controlling authority for imports and exports of food and food-related products. 




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Wednesday, 13 July 2011
10:50PM
Test results from Japanese food imports MAF has been closely monitoring the situation in Japan following the 11 March earthquake to ensure food imports from Japan to New Zealand are safe and suitable. 376 views

Thursday, 23 June 2011
6:23AM
MAF toxicologist appointed to international committee The expertise of Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) principal toxicology adviser John Reeve has been recognised with his appointment to an international scientific review committee that determines the toxicity of a range of elements commonly found in our food supply. 114 views

Wednesday, 22 June 2011
7:02AM
Survey of antimicrobial resistant foodborne bacteria produces pleasing results A new Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) survey has shown no human health implications from antimicrobial resistance in New Zealand food-producing animals and fresh produce. 105 views

Friday, 17 June 2011
8:23AM
Coffee machines require pre-boiled water The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) is reminding food businesses in Christchurch that water used in coffee machines needs to be pre-boiled due to Monday's quakes. 117 views

Wednesday, 15 June 2011
7:27AM
Keeping a close eye on the E. coli outbreak in Europe MAF has been closely monitoring the European outbreak of Escherichia coli (E. 106 views

Saturday, 4 June 2011
8:10AM
Keeping a close eye on the E. coli outbreak in Europe MAF is monitoring the outbreak of Escherichia coli in Europe closely. 150 views

Thursday, 2 June 2011
8:20AM
MAF investigation clears Kiaora NZ of food safety concerns An ongoing MAF investigation into Kiaora New Zealand, marketers of Heitiki infant formula, has cleared the company of food safety and export regulations concerns. 93 views

Friday, 15 April 2011
8:32AM
MAF monitoring Japanese food imports MAF has been closely monitoring the emergency situation in Japan following the destructive 11 March earthquake to ensure food imports from Japan to New Zealand are safe and suitable. 265 views

Saturday, 26 March 2011
7:55AM
MAF monitoring Japanese food imports The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) is actively monitoring the emergency situation in Japan, and in particular the safety of food imports from Japan to New Zealand. 265 views

Tuesday, 22 March 2011
8:09AM
Imported food from Japan New Zealand imports very little food from Japan. 242 views

Thursday, 17 March 2011
8:10AM
Trim latte with boiled water, thanks The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) is reminding food businesses in Christchurch that the city-wide boil water notice also applies to coffee machines. 96 views

Tuesday, 8 March 2011
7:33AM
Lots of reasons to say cheese An outstanding camembert fought off fierce competition to take out the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) sponsored Champion New Cheese Award at the Cuisine NZ Champions of Cheese Awards. 107 views

Thursday, 24 February 2011
7:56AM
Food safety in the Christchurch earthquake MAF (Food Safety) has issued this advice to protect people from foodborne illnesses in the wake of Tuesday's earthquake. For further emergency information go to http://canterburyearthquake.org.nz/ (External website) 413 views

Friday, 11 February 2011
8:06AM
Foodborne illness does not come cheap A new study commissioned by MAF has put the economic cost of the major foodborne infections in New Zealand last year at $162 million – almost twice the figure calculated five years ago. 218 views

Friday, 21 January 2011
10:39PM
NZFSA to relaunch its food safety website The New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) will relaunch its industry-focused website on 27 January. 150 views

Wednesday, 1 December 2010
9:15AM
Chicken operation something to crow about A New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) operation to check the sourcing of chicken sold in Auckland restaurants and takeaway bars has produced pleasing results. 131 views

Wednesday, 6 October 2010
8:16AM
Whitebaiters ignore warning and risk causing illness Whitebaiters continue to fish Canterbury rivers contaminated with sewage despite being warned by the New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) and the Police. 205 views

Friday, 1 October 2010
12:35PM
New sheep and lamb inspections to be trialled The New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) plans to run a trial on several sheep processing chains. 139 views

Saturday, 4 September 2010
2:06PM
Food safety in the Canterbury earthquake The New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) has issued this advice to protect consumer from foodborne illnesses in the wake of this morning’s South Island earthquake. 240 views

Wednesday, 28 July 2010
7:52AM
Kia ora to safe kai during Māori Language Week The New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) is throwing its weight behind this year’s Māori Language Week, which is dedicated to Te Mahi Kai – The Language of Food. 529 views

7:51AM
Agricultural chemical use under the microscope Results from a New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) study looking at chemical residues in fresh, unwashed produce has found no health or food safety concerns. 184 views

Wednesday, 21 July 2010
7:50AM
Top overseas speakers headline food safety conference The world’s big guns of food safety will be in Auckland for two days in September for the New Zealand Food Safety Authority’s 2010 conference. 102 views

Thursday, 1 July 2010
8:23AM
The coffee chemical People all around the world have enjoyed caffeine in various forms for centuries. 162 views

Thursday, 3 June 2010
7:15AM
Caffeine intake and effects studied The New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) is confirming its advice to parents and caregivers that energy drinks and energy shots containing caffeine are not for children and young teenagers, following completion of a risk profile on caffeine. 147 views

Thursday, 27 May 2010
8:20AM
Putting an end to kitchen crimes New Zealanders spend far too much time in the bathroom from food poisoning, and they blame the wrong person, according to new consumer research commissioned by the New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA). 114 views

Saturday, 15 May 2010
8:39AM
Recalled Food Products Fresh Zone Fruit Mince Pies 6Pk. 138 views

Wednesday, 12 May 2010
7:15AM
New Zealand seafood safety on show The way New Zealand works to keep our seafood safe to eat by the world’s consumers has been showcased during a high-level Chinese delegation’s two-week visit with the New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA). 270 views

Wednesday, 5 May 2010
7:37AM
Imported foods pass compliance spot checks The New Zealand Food Safety Authority has released the latest findings from its Imported Food Monitoring Programme. 140 views

Wednesday, 21 April 2010
7:40AM
A new approach to New Zealand's animal, plant and food based economy The Government has announced a proposal to amalgamate the New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) with the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF), in a move that recognises that New Zealand’s animal, plant and food based economy needs a new cohesive approach, with a single risk management framework covering human, animal and plant life and health and associated risks to the environment. 153 views

Tuesday, 20 April 2010
7:15AM
Common Kiwi foods no chemical risk With the full set of results from this year’s Total Diet Study in hand, the New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) says the average Kiwi diet poses no safety concerns from chemical residues or contaminants. 156 views



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