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...