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Elite groups ‘contain’ nuclear food safety debate, says researcher

By   /  March 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Disasters, earthquakes, Evening Report, Food Safety, Fukushima, Health and Fitness, Human Rights, Language, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Nuclear health, Nuclear justice, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Research, Science-Technology  /  Comments Off on Elite groups ‘contain’ nuclear food safety debate, says researcher

By Jean Bell in Auckland A loose collection of elite groups shape the global language and thinking around food safety in the nuclear era, says a researcher who has been studying the Fukushima disaster in Japan seven years ago. This cohort, formed in the 1960s and dubbed by the researcher as the “Transnational Nuclear Assemblage”, […]

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Action plan to fight antimicrobial resistance

By   /  August 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, David Bennett, Food Safety, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Action plan to fight antimicrobial resistance

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Action plan to fight antimicrobial resistance Health Minister Dr Jonathan Coleman and Food Safety Minister David Bennett today launched the finalised New Zealand action plan to address the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). “Scientists, governments and international agencies are united in the approach to […]

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New Zealand and Indonesia strengthen Food Safety relationship

By   /  August 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, David Bennett, Food Safety, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New Zealand and Indonesia strengthen Food Safety relationship

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand and Indonesia strengthen Food Safety relationship Minister for Food Safety David Bennett met with Dr Penny Lukito, the chairwoman of Indonesia’s National Agency of Drug and Food Control (BPOM) this morning. BPOM is one of Indonesia’s five main regulators for food safety, animal […]

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Appointment to Food Safety board

By   /  June 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, David Bennett, Food Safety, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Appointment to Food Safety board

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Appointment to Food Safety board Minister of Food Safety David Bennett has appointed Teresa Ciprian to the Food Safety Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) board. “I am pleased someone of Ms Ciprian’s calibre is representing New Zealand on the board. Ms Ciprian has a broad background […]

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Work underway to address antimicrobial resistance

By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, David Bennett, feature, Food Safety, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Work underway to address antimicrobial resistance

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Work underway to address antimicrobial resistance Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Food Safety Minister David Bennett have welcomed steps to enhance New Zealand’s ability to respond to the growing global issue of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). “Like other countries, New Zealand has seen a rise in […]

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Palm Oil Labelling: Possible Progress?

By   /  November 30, 2016  /  24/7 News, animal rights, Conservation, Food Safety, Green Party, Health & Wellbeing, Opposition News, Palm Oil, palm oil labelling, Politics  /  Comments Off on Palm Oil Labelling: Possible Progress?

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Palm Oil Labelling: Possible Progress? On Friday, the Minister for Food Safety, along with her Australian colleagues finally looked at the issue of mandatory labelling of palm oil. We’ve been calling for mandatory labelling for years and we were hoping that the Ministers would agree […]

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Clearer labelling for oils and sugars a step closer

By   /  November 25, 2016  /  24/7 News, Food Safety, Jo Goodhew, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Clearer labelling for oils and sugars a step closer

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Clearer labelling for oils and sugars a step closer Food Safety Minister Jo Goodhew is welcoming progress on improving food labelling, including consistent labelling of added fats and oils that are high in saturated fatty acids. “As Food Safety Minister my priority for New Zealand […]

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Agricultural Compounds Bill passes into law

By   /  November 3, 2016  /  24/7 News, Food Safety, Jo Goodhew, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Agricultural Compounds Bill passes into law

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Agricultural Compounds Bill passes into law Food Safety Minister Jo Goodhew welcomes the final passage through Parliament of The Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines Amendment Bill, which will result in more innovative agricultural products being brought to the New Zealand market. “This Bill achieves this […]

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Minister congratulates Food Awards winners

By   /  October 14, 2016  /  24/7 News, Food Safety, Jo Goodhew, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Minister congratulates Food Awards winners

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Minister congratulates Food Awards winners Food Safety Minister Jo Goodhew last night presented the Supreme Award for the 2016 NZ Food Awards in Auckland, and is congratulating all of the category winners for their achievements. “I would like to congratulate Coastal Spring Lamb and Coastal […]

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New Fonterra Hub for China

By   /  September 15, 2016  /  24/7 News, Food Safety, Jo Goodhew, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New Fonterra Hub for China

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Fonterra Hub for China Food Safety Minister Jo Goodhew has welcomed yesterday’s opening of the Fonterra Ying Hub in Ying County, Shuozhou City, Shanxi Province, China. “The Fonterra Ying Hub represents a significant investment in Ying County,” says Ms Goodhew. “Once fully operational, the […]

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NZ and China scholarships extended

By   /  September 13, 2016  /  24/7 News, Food Safety, Jo Goodhew, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on NZ and China scholarships extended

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ and China scholarships extended Food Safety Minister Jo Goodhew has announced a two year extension for a scholarship programme that is deepening engagement between New Zealand and China, while boosting mutual understanding of each other’s food safety systems. The scholarship programme was developed in […]

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