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Biofouling is recognised as a significant pathway for introduction of non-indigenous marine species into New Zealand. This document presents the science that underpins the thresholds proposed in the Craft Risk Management Standard (CRMS): Biofouling on Vessels Arriving to New Zealand. current 07 August 2014
The new Food Act 2014 is intended to make food safety laws easier and less costly for many food businesses while ensuring that food is safe and suitable for sale. This fact sheet provides you with specific information on how the new Food Act will affect your day-to-day operations. current 07 August 2014
This study investigates the potential economic impacts at an aggregate farm level of imposing property based limits on N and P losses from farms under a range of scenarios. current 07 August 2014
Under New Zealand food labelling rules, honey labels must include certain information to help the consumer know what they are buying. This fact sheet outlines the information that can appear anywhere on the label, front or back, but it has to be there. current 05 August 2014
This report describes the background physical and surface biological conditions at the time of the New Zealand IPY-CAML survey of the Ross Sea (February–March 2008), including distributions of water mass, water quality and sea ice. current 01 August 2014
Heat is being used as a biosecurity treatment in a number of areas, including management of risk from exotic pests in timbers under an international standards ISPM 15, and fruit flies in fresh produce. This research was a preliminary study to explore the feasibility of using heat as a surface treatment for hitch-hiker pests inside containers, as a potential replacement for methyl bromide fumigation. current 01 August 2014
This document describes the analysis conducted by MPI on various honey datasets to establish the high level characteristics for mānuka-type honey; the MPI-funded pilot research projects that help scope suitable characteristics for additional science projects; and the future science required to characterise both monofloral and multifloral mānuka honey. current 31 July 2014
As part of the infant formula market assurance programme, announced by the Minister for Food Safety in June 2013, MPI proposes to make specifications for the manufacture of dairy based formulae for infants and young children under the Animal Products Act 1999. The draft specifications are attached to this paper at Appendix 1. Submissions are sought from interested parties, and in particular manufacturers, on the consultation paper and draft specifications. Submissions close on 12 September 2014. current 31 July 2014
These guidelines are intended for applicants that would like to receive a grant to assist in the treatment of erosion on the East Coast through the Erosion Control Funding Programme (ECFP). current 31 July 2014
Requirements of the New Zealand Food Act and Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code (the Code). There are additional requirements defined in the Fair Trading Act and Weights and Measures Regulations. current 30 July 2014
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