A Whangarei man was fined $2250 for selling unregulated meat in Whangarei District Court on Monday (19 January 2015).
A health warning is in place advising against the gathering of shellfish from much of the Bay of Plenty coastline.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has today issued a new standard to clarify the labelling requirements for exports of infant formula.
The Ministry for Primary Industries is reminding people about the food safety risk of buying illegal home-kill meat for your Christmas roast.
MPI is continuing to seek to identify the origins of the outbreak, drawing upon the best available expertise and information.
MPI Deputy Director General Regulation and Assurance Scott Gallacher said today food safety and the health of consumers is MPI’s highest priority.
The most up-to-date information on the possible source of contamination that has caused people to become ill with Yesinia pseudotuberculosis.
There is a total of 124 confirmed cases and 18 presumptive (suspected but yet to confirmed) nationwide. A total of 38 people have been hospitalised.
Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has been notified by Environmental Science and Research of a cluster of human illnesses linked to the bacteria Yersinia ps
MPI released an interim labelling guide today for the mānuka honey industry to clarify what claims can be made and what constitutes mānuka-type honey.