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28 August 2015

21 August 2015

  • New: Marine biotoxin alert

    The Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) toxin warning in the Bay of Plenty has been reduced and now only applies to shellfish collected from Waihi Beach to the northern end of Pukehina.

19 August 2015

29 July 2015

16 July 2015

  • Update: Recall: UPDATE: 3 Stones and Clearwater Cove wines

    This recall information has been updated to include the recall of an additional batch of Clearwater Cover Pinot Gris 2015 (Batch code: L5147).

    3 Stones wines are initiating a recall of specific batches of 3 Stones and Clearwater Cove brand wines after discovering a packaging fault which may result in glass fragments being dislodged from the bottle when opening. Affected product should not be consumed.

15 July 2015

  • New: Food recall: 3 Stones and Clearwater Cove wines

    3 Stones wines are initiating a recall of specific batches of 3 Stones and Clearwater Cove brand wines after discovering a packaging fault which may result in glass fragments being dislodged from the bottle when opening. Affected product should not be consumed.

10 July 2015

  • New: Food Recall: Bluebird brand Original Potato Chips â specific batches.

    Bluebird Foods are recalling specific batches of Bluebird brand Original Cut potato chips (various flavours and sizes) after discovering that these products may contain plastic. Please select the above link which will direct you to the names and batch identification information of products being recalled. These batches should not be consumed.

7 July 2015

  • Update: Marine biotoxin alert

    Following ongoing shellfish toxin monitoring along the Bay of Plenty and Coromandel coastline, the Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) toxin warning has been extended. The warning now extends from the northern end of Pukehina to the mouth of the Otahu River at the southern end of Whangamata Beach.

29 June 2015

  • Update: Marine biotoxin update

    Regular shellfish monitoring has seen Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) levels fall along the eastern Coromandel Peninsula.

    There is now no PSP concern from Pukehina eastwards. However, the current warning remains in place from Waihi Beach to the northern end of Pukehina.

17 June 2015

15 June 2015

27 May 2015

  • New: Health Warning: Toxic Shellfish on Northern Hawkeâs Bay Coastline

    Hawke's Bay District Health Board advises that shellfish along the Hawke’s Bay coastline between Whareongaonga (approximately 22 kilometres north of Mahia) and Mohaka River should not be eaten due to dangerous levels of Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) toxin.

23 April 2015

10 April 2015

  • New: Food Recall: Te Chang and Xin-Peng-Lai brand bean curd products imported by T-Mark Corporation

    T-Mark Corporation are initiating a recall of some Te Chang and Xin-Peng-Lai brand bean curd products after discovering that they may contain the additive Dimethyl Yellow, which is not permitted in food sold in New Zealand. Please select the following link for batch information for the specific Te Chang and Xin-Peng-Lai brand bean curd products subject to this recall.

27 February 2015

13 February 2015

11 February 2015

29 January 2015

  • New: Survey Report on Feeding Food Waste to Pigs

    MPI conducted a survey to understand the nature and extent of the practice of feeding food waste to pigs. Improved information was considered desirable to assist, among other things, in ensuring compliance with the Biosecurity (Meat and Food Waste for Pigs) Regulations 2005, including development of effective communication programmes targeting pig owners and food waste suppliers. You can download the survey report from the Food Waste Feeding page at the link above.