Posts tagged "NZ Herald"

Warning labels for fresh chicken needed, as people not preparing it properly

[17 April/NZ Herald] New Zealanders wanted brightly coloured warning labels on fresh chicken to warn them of the risks of the country’s largest food safety issue according to new research. A study by the University of Otago found only 15 percent of consumers were aware that most fresh chicken meat was contaminated with campylobacter. University...

Iwi leader helps out with Hawke’s Bay’s apple-picking crisis – more residents urged to pitch in

[8 April/NZ Herald] Immigration officials were unable to process potential overseas workers faster, so residents in the Hawke’s Bay region were asked to help out with the apple picking crisis. Ngati Kahungunu Chairman, Ngahiwi Tomoana, spent three days picking apples in an attempt to get locals involved. Mr Tomoana said the apple industry was the...

Groser has big concerns about dairy in TPP

[28 October/ New Zealand Herald] Trade Minister, Tim Groser, has expressed concern that New Zealand’s market access for dairy products under the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) could be determined by private talks between Japan and the USA, leaving New Zealand with an unsatisfactory outcome. Mr Groser told the NZ Herald that the US interests are...