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Food safety concerns driving Kiwis to buy local: research

Kiwi consumers are seeking out locally made food, as concerns about product safety and levels of additives in consumer goods manufactured offshore drive purchasing behaviour - according to the findings of a new survey. The Munchkin study which investigated the attitudes and habits of Kiwi shoppers showed that more than two thirds (69%) of Kiwi consumers said country of origin for food products they ate was important to them. Interestingly, this figure jumped to 86% for parents who ... more

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Recall: Eta brand Chocolate Raisins

Griffin’s Foods Ltd is recalling a specific batch of its Eta brand Chocolate Raisins as the product may contain chocolate coated peanuts. Product type Chocolate coated Raisins Name of product (size) Eta brand Chocolate Raisins (100g) Batch marking Date marking Best Before 02 May 17 Package size and description Product is sold in a 100g plastic pouch. Distribution The product is sold in retail outlets and supermarkets throughout New Zealand. The product ... more

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Food safety partnership to protect $50b industry

Photo: Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce and Food Safety Minister Jo Goodhew at the launch of the New Zealand Food Safety Science and Research Centre at Massey University. - Massey News. A scientific collaboration aimed at protecting and enhancing New Zealand's $50 billion-plus food sector was officially launched lst week. The New Zealand Food Safety Science and Research Centre joins seven science research partners to form a virtual research centre, which will be jointly ... more

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MPI raw milk implementation workshops

Invitation for farm dairy operators, depot operators and transport operators to the 2016 MPI raw drinking milk implementation workshops. The new requirements for the sale of raw milk to consumers came into force on the 1st March 2016, available here: http://www.foodsafety.govt.nz/industry/sectors/dairy/raw-milk/. The development of the regulatory framework for raw drinking milk was approved by cabinet in June 2015, Regulations were passed in December 2015, and more detailed ... more

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Recall: Ahia brand freshly smoked Gemfish, Blue Moki, Hoki and Salmon

Ngati Porou Fisheries Ltd is recalling its Ahia brand freshly smoked blue moki, gemfish, hoki and salmon (200g) as the products may contain Listeria. Product type Ready-to-eat hot smoked seafood Name of product (size) Ahia brand freshly smoked Gemfish (200g) Ahia brand freshly smoked Blue Moki (200g Ahia brand freshly smoked Hoki (200g Ahia brand freshly smoked Salmon (200g) Batch marking All Batches Date marking Use by dates up to and including 15.05.16 ... more

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Recall: Jacobsen’s Bakery brand Disney Favourites and Disney Frozen Chocolate Chip Cookies 150g

Redwood Pacific Limited is recalling Jacobsen’s Bakery brand Disney Favourites and Disney Frozen Chocolate Chip Cookies 150g due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (milk). Jacobsen’s Bakery brand Disney Favourites Chocolate Chip Cookies and Disney Frozen Chocolate Chip Cookies (150g) Product type Biscuits Name of product (size) Jacobsen’s Bakery brand Disney Favourites Chocolate Chip Cookies and Disney Frozen Chocolate Chip Cookies (150g) Batch ... more

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Recall: L’Authentique brand Provencal Terrine, Duck & Green Peppercorn Terrine, Pork Rillettes, Chicken & Pistachio Terrine, and Bacon & Prune Terrine

Charcuterie du Pacifique Sud Limited are recalling specific batches of their L’Authentique brand Provencal Terrine, Duck & Green Peppercorn Terrine, Pork Rillettes, Chicken & Pistachio Terrine, and Bacon & Prune Terrine as the products may contain Listeria. Product type Terrine (Ready to eat meat product) Name of product (size) L'Authentique brand Provencal Terrine (100g) L'Authentique brand Duck & Green Peppercorn Terrine Rillettes (100g) ... more

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Recall: Rewa brand Instant Full Cream Milk Powder

Panpac Distributors Ltd is recalling its Rewa brand Instant Full Cream Milk Powder (450g) due to the presence of undeclared soy allergen. Product type Milk Powder Name of product (size) Rewa brand Instant Full Cream Milk Powder (450g) Date marking Best Before: 06 Sept 2016 Package size and description Sold in a 450g cardboard box (plastic foil bag within the cardboard box) Distribution This product has been sold in Pak'n Save Manukau and New World Southmall ... more

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Recall: Signature Range brand Chocolate Ice Cream

Progressive Enterprises Ltd are recalling a specific batch of their Signature Range brand Chocolate Ice Cream as the product may contain hard plastic. Name of product (size) Signature Range brand Chocolate Ice Cream (2L) Batch number 1604210401 Date marking Best Before: 10 February 2018 The date marking and batch number can be found on the side of the container. Package size and description 2 litre plastic container Distribution This product has been sold in ... more

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Results of survey of chemicals in food from packaging reassuring

The results of a survey on packaging chemicals in food are reassuring for consumers, Food Standards Australia New Zealand Chief Executive Steve McCutcheon said today. Mr McCutcheon said the second phase of the Australian Total Diet Study looked at chemicals that might migrate from packaging into food. “There were no detections at all for half of the 30 chemicals,” Mr McCutcheon said. “We detected very low residues of some chemicals in a small number of ... more

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