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New food safety guidance announced

By   /  December 7, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on New food safety guidance announced

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: New food safety guidance announced Date: 07 Dec 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz The Ministry for Primary Industries today announced food safety guidance which will cover up to 16,000 food businesses across New Zealand. This means that all types of food […]

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New arrangement simplifies meat exports to Egypt

By   /  December 7, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on New arrangement simplifies meat exports to Egypt

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: New arrangement simplifies meat exports to Egypt Date: 07 Dec 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz A new arrangement signed recently will simplify New Zealand’s meat product exports to Egypt, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) said today. Under the new arrangement, […]

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MPI reminds food businesses to be vigilant about gluten-free claims

By   /  December 1, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on MPI reminds food businesses to be vigilant about gluten-free claims

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: MPI reminds food businesses to be vigilant about gluten-free claims Date: 01 Dec 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz The Ministry for Primary Industries is reminding food businesses which make claims that their food is gluten-free to ensure their suppliers provide evidence […]

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Earthquake-damaged rural land use studies begin

By   /  November 30, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Earthquake-damaged rural land use studies begin

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: Earthquake-damaged rural land use studies begin Date: 30 Nov 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz Farmers, growers and foresters in the South Island’s earthquake- affected regions are encouraged to make use of $5000 worth of funded advisory services each, to plan how […]

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MPI directs recall of buckwheat containing gluten

By   /  November 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on MPI directs recall of buckwheat containing gluten

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: MPI directs recall of buckwheat containing gluten Date: 24 Nov 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is working with several food businesses around the country who are recalling products that contain buckwheat flour supplied by Davis […]

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Myrtle rust appears in west Auckland

By   /  November 23, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Myrtle rust appears in west Auckland

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: Myrtle rust appears in west Auckland Date: 23 Nov 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz The fungal plant disease myrtle rust has been found for the first time in the Auckland region. The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) says a serious infection […]

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Gisborne men fined total of more than $10,000 between them for crayfish offences

By   /  November 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Gisborne men fined total of more than $10,000 between them for crayfish offences

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: Gisborne men fined total of more than $10,000 between them for crayfish offences Date: 20 Nov 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz Two Gisborne men, one a church minister, have been fined a total of more than $10,000 between them for a […]

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$7.4 million to protect Gisborne land from erosion

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on $7.4 million to protect Gisborne land from erosion

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: $7.4 million to protect Gisborne land from erosion Date: 16 Nov 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is providing funding for the treatment of 4,893 hectares of erodible land in the Gisborne district. The funding for […]

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MPI supports World Antibiotics Awareness week

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on MPI supports World Antibiotics Awareness week

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: MPI supports World Antibiotics Awareness week Date: 15 Nov 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is supporting the theme of this year’s World Antibiotic Awareness Week: “Seek advice from a qualified health care professional before taking […]

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One further farm confirmed positive with Mycoplasma bovis infection

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on One further farm confirmed positive with Mycoplasma bovis infection

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: One further farm confirmed positive with Mycoplasma bovis infection Date: 15 Nov 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) confirms that 1 of 2 Waimate district farms placed under restrictions last week has tested positive for Mycoplasma […]

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Top-of-the-range patrol vessel for Gisborne fisheries officers

By   /  November 10, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Top-of-the-range patrol vessel for Gisborne fisheries officers

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: Top-of-the-range patrol vessel for Gisborne fisheries officers Date: 10 Nov 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz If you’re thinking of violating fishing rules in the Gisborne region, you’d be wise to think twice. Ministry for Primary Industries Gisborne fisheries officers have welcomed […]

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International yachts face biosecurity checks

By   /  November 10, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on International yachts face biosecurity checks

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: International yachts face biosecurity checks Date: 10 Nov 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz International yachts arriving in Northland this summer will face additional biosecurity checks by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF). MPI is […]

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Controls placed on 2 additional farms in Mycoplasma bovis response

By   /  November 8, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Controls placed on 2 additional farms in Mycoplasma bovis response

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: Controls placed on 2 additional farms in Mycoplasma bovis response Date: 08 Nov 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has this week placed 2 additional properties in the Waimate district under movement controls following suspicious test […]

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Local workshops underway to find opportunities to improve catchment

By   /  November 8, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Local workshops underway to find opportunities to improve catchment

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: Local workshops underway to find opportunities to improve catchment Date: 08 Nov 2017 Media contact: MPI Media Team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz  A series of workshops to identify ways to improve the productivity and sustainability of the Whakaki (Hawke’s Bay) catchment are underway with local residents. […]

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MPI receives application for new strain of rabbit virus

By   /  November 6, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on MPI receives application for new strain of rabbit virus

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: MPI receives application for new strain of rabbit virus Date: 06 Nov 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has received an application to approve the use of Rabbit Haemorrhagic Virus Disease RHDV1 –K5 for pest rabbit […]

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Shellfish biotoxin alert – Bay of Plenty

By   /  November 2, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Shellfish biotoxin alert – Bay of Plenty

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: Shellfish biotoxin alert – Bay of Plenty Date: 01 Nov 2017 Media contact: MPI Media Team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) today issued a public health warning advising the public not to collect or consume shellfish harvested from the Bay of […]

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Increase in illegal seafood sales on Facebook prompts warning

By   /  October 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Increase in illegal seafood sales on Facebook prompts warning

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: Increase in illegal seafood sales on Facebook prompts warning Date: 24 Oct 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz A significant increase in the number of illegal seafood sales via Facebook has prompted the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) to […]

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MPI report predicts strong growth in primary exports in 2018

By   /  October 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on MPI report predicts strong growth in primary exports in 2018

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: MPI report predicts strong growth in primary exports in 2018 Date: 19 Oct 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz New Zealand’s primary industry exports are forecast to rise 9.3% over the next year on the back of strong dairy […]

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Stock trader fined $6,000 for transporting chronically sick and lame goats

By   /  October 11, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Stock trader fined $6,000 for transporting chronically sick and lame goats

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: Stock trader fined $6,000 for transporting chronically sick and lame goats Date: 11 Oct 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz A Taumarunui stock trader who transported chronically ill and severely lame goats to a processing plant has been fined […]

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Shellfish biotoxin alert – Taranaki coastline

By   /  October 6, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Shellfish biotoxin alert – Taranaki coastline

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: Shellfish biotoxin alert – Taranaki coastline Date: 06 Oct 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) today issued a public health warning advising the public not to collect or consume shellfish harvested from the […]

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