A Waitara man has lost his high court appeal against a conviction of selling illegally processed wild goat meat for human consumption.
MPI has successfully prosecuted 15 meat wholesalers/retailers and three company directors for the non-compliant use of sulphites/sulphur dioxide in raw meat.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is asking for feedback on a range of proposed options for testing of Campylobacter in poultry.
Police have confirmed tonight that the tins of infant formula collected from members of the public over recent days have all tested negative for 1080.
MPI would like to thank New Zealanders for their continued vigilance in checking infant and other formula they purchase for signs of suspected tamperering.
Police around the country have now visited 855 dairies and other small retailers selling infant formula to distribute MPI information to retailers and consumers
MPI and Police are responding to a criminal threat to contaminate infant and other formula in an apparent protest over the use of 1080 poison in pest control.
A Whangarei bakery manager was convicted of buying unregulated homekill meat with the intention to use it in produce sold across the counter
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.