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Food Rescue Food Safety Guide
The Aotearoa Food Rescue Alliance (AFRA) had Minister for Food Safety Hon. Ayesha Verrall, virtually launch the publication of a food rescue food safety guide. Many food businesses have incorporated 'donating food' guidance into their activities....
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COVID-19 Protection Framework
Guidance for Food Service, Food Retail & Food Manufacturing Businesses under Orange and Red light restrictions. This guidance provides New Zealand food businesses working under the Food Act 2014, with information to help keep their customers and staff safe under the COVID-19 Protection Framework...
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Origin of Food Regulations guideline
From 12 February 2022, businesses must disclose where certain fresh and thawed food comes from that they supply, offer, or advertise for supply to consumers in New Zealand. Refer to Consumer Information Standards (Origin of Food) Regulations 2021  The requirement to disclose only applies to cured ...
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GM Foods Education Resources
FSANZ have recently released a range of consumer education materials on genetically modified (GM) foods and new breeding techniques (NBTs). To access these resources and to learn more about GM foods, visit the FSANZ website....
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Food Processing Summary
Food processing can be defined as the use of methods and techniques involving equipment, energy, and tools to transform agricultural products such as grains, meats, vegetables, fruits, and milk into food ingredients or processed food products. This tool kit provides helpful fact-based information to...
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Cybersecurity - Food and Drink Business
Cyber attacks are a very real threat facing food and drink businesses. Ajay Unni writes about cyber attacks not just being a vague concept and why cybersecurity is a must. Cybersecurity in the Food and Beverage industry...
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Mandatory fortification of flour for bread making
New Zealand has adopted a Joint-Food Standard under the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code which mandates the addition of folic acid to non-organic wheat flour in bread. There is a two-year transition period to allow flour millers time to implement this change.  Folic acid is an essentia...
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Dangers of Highly Concentrated Caffeine Products
Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) recently released education materials to help people understand the risks associated with pure and highly concentrated caffeine powders and foods....
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Food Business Guidance for Operating Under COVID-19 Alert Level 2
As most of New Zealand has moved to COVID-19 Alert Level 2 this week, to help businesses operating under the Food Act 2014 get back up and running, New Zealand Food Safety has updated guidance about operating safely....
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Food Business Guidance for Operating Under Covid-19 Alert Level 3
As most of New Zealand has moved to COVID-19 Alert Level 3 this week, to help businesses operating under the Food Act 2014 get back up and running, New Zealand Food Safety has updated guidance about operating safely....
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