Tips to help you avoid getting sick from eating food. Includes recalled food, and food that you've caught yourself.
Clean, cook, and chill. Steps you can take to keep food safe and reduce your chances of catching a foodborne illness.
If food is found to be unsafe, unfit to eat, or contaminated, it can be either recalled, or withdrawn.
Foodborne illness (food poisoning) is when you get sick from eating contaminated food. Here's how to avoid the most common ones.
Some foods need careful storage and handling to ensure they stay safe to eat. Raw meat and raw (unpasteurised) milk are in this category.
Catching your own food is a traditional part of New Zealand culture. Learn how to minimise the risks of eating wild food and what rules may apply.
If you get food poisoning, you may need to notify a Food Act officer. How to lay complaints if you find foreign objects or undeclared allergens in food, or think food businesses aren't following hygienic practices.