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Food poisoning associated with consumption of raw mussels

By   /  June 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Food poisoning associated with consumption of raw mussels

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 21 Jun 2019 Media contact: MPI media team New Zealand Food Safety is urging people to ensure they cook raw mussels thoroughly after an increase in cases of food poisoning associated with commercially grown New Zealand mussels. Over the past 6 weeks, there has been an increase in cases […]

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Review of the Campylobacter regulatory limits for meat chickens

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Review of the Campylobacter regulatory limits for meat chickens

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Closing Date: 01 Aug 2019 Contact: Animal products team Have your say There are 3 regulatory limits for Campylobacter established in the Poultry National Microbiological Database Programme, which are specified in the Animal Products (Specifications for National Microbiological Database Programme) Notice 2018. We’re reviewing these regulatory limits for Campylobacter that […]

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M. bovis Programme to continue screening bulk tank milk

By   /  June 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on M. bovis Programme to continue screening bulk tank milk

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 18 Jun 2019 Media contact: MPI media team The Mycoplasma bovis Programme, in consultation with industry, has decided to continue screening bulk tank milk, with a few modifications to the regime that will improve our ability to identify infected farms and support the eradication of Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis). […]

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Proposed fishing catch limits released for public feedback

By   /  June 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Proposed fishing catch limits released for public feedback

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 18 Jun 2019 Media contact: MPI media team Fisheries New Zealand wants public feedback on proposals to change catch limits for 20 fish stocks around the country. The proposals are part of a rolling set of annual reviews to ensure sustainability for current and future generations, says fisheries management […]

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University of Otago scientist receives award to improve conditions for research pigeons

By   /  June 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on University of Otago scientist receives award to improve conditions for research pigeons

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 17 Jun 2019 Media contact: MPI media team A University of Otago psychology and neuroscience researcher has received an award to improve the welfare of animals used in research, testing and teaching. Dr Damian Scarf receives the inaugural $50,000 Aotearoa New Zealand 3Rs award research grant, coordinated by the […]

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Public health warning – Marine biotoxin in shellfish in Nydia Bay

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Public health warning – Marine biotoxin in shellfish in Nydia Bay

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) today issued a public health warning advising the public not to collect or consume shellfish harvested from Nydia Bay in Pelorus Sound, Marlborough. Routine tests on shellfish samples taken from this region have shown levels of Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) toxins above the safe […]

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Draft Risk Management Programme (RMP) Template for Harvesting, Candling or Packing Eggs

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Draft Risk Management Programme (RMP) Template for Harvesting, Candling or Packing Eggs

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Closing Date: 19 Jul 2019 Contact: Animal products team Background to consultation The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is seeking feedback on the revised Risk Management Programme (RMP) Template for Harvesting, Candling or Packing Eggs. The aim of this review is to update to current legislative requirements in the template […]

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Guideline for assessing welfare performance of traps updated

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Guideline for assessing welfare performance of traps updated

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 14 Jun 2019 Media contact: MPI media team The National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee (NAWAC) has revised its guideline for assessing the animal welfare performance of restraining and kill traps for vertebrate pest control. The guideline allows traps to be tested in a standardised way and encourages the continuing […]

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Phishing email pretending to be from MPI

By   /  June 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Phishing email pretending to be from MPI

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 13 Jun 2019 Media contact: MPI media team The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is aware of a phishing email pretending to come from MPI. It has the subject line ‘Ministry for Primary Industries’. The link in the email will take you to a website that will try to trick […]

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9Wire now open for applications

By   /  June 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on 9Wire now open for applications

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 13 Jun 2019 Media contact: MPI media release The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has partnered with WWF-NZ (the World Wildlife Fund, New Zealand), and other organisations, to co-found 9Wire – a brand-new programme aimed at unearthing and backing New Zealand’s great environmental innovations. Applications are open now, and […]

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Fruit fly in Auckland – situation update 7 June 2019

By   /  June 7, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Fruit fly in Auckland – situation update 7 June 2019

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries On the ground efforts to manage the recent fruit fly detections in the Northcote area continue, with the possibility of some controls remaining in place throughout the winter months. Over the past month, operational activity has stepped up to include placing bait on fruit trees to attract and kill adult […]

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Proposals to Amend the Maximum Residue Levels for Agricultural Compounds Food Notice December 2018

By   /  June 7, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Proposals to Amend the Maximum Residue Levels for Agricultural Compounds Food Notice December 2018

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Closing Date: 06 Aug 2019 Contact: ACVM team Background to MRLs Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs) are the maximum legal levels for residues of agricultural compounds in food for sale in New Zealand. As new products and uses are registered, new MRLs are set and existing MRLs are adjusted as needed […]

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Caring for livestock in wild winter weather

By   /  June 4, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Caring for livestock in wild winter weather

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 04 Jun 2019 Media contact: MPI media team With winter now starting to bite, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is reminding pastoral livestock farmers of their animal welfare responsibilities, whether animals are kept at home or sent off-farm to graze. “This time of year can be challenging for […]

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Te Uru Rākau opens second round of Forestry Scholarships

By   /  June 4, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Te Uru Rākau opens second round of Forestry Scholarships

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 04 Jun 2019 Media contact: MPI media team Applications have opened for the second round of Te Uru Rākau’s (Forestry New Zealand) Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau scholarships. The scholarships provide $8,000 a year to Māori and female students enrolling in either a Bachelor of Forestry Science or Bachelor of […]

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Managing winter stock movements during M. bovis

By   /  May 28, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Managing winter stock movements during M. bovis

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 28 May 2019 Media contact: MPI media team ‘Moving Day’ is this Saturday (1 June), signalling the season when many sharemilkers are on the move, and farmers are shifting stock to winter grazing pasture. With the presence of Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis) in New Zealand, farmers should make sure […]

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Phishing email scam alert

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Phishing email scam alert

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 23 May 2019 Media contact: MPI media team MPI is aware of a phishing email sent to some of our customers pretending to come from MPI. It has the subject line “Re: Notices to All MPI Registerd (sic) Exporters”. The external sender is  mibaby95[@]aol[.]com. It is asking people to […]

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Mycoplasma bovis diagnostics research call for proposals now live

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Mycoplasma bovis diagnostics research call for proposals now live

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 21 May 2019 Media contact: MPI media team The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), together with DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb NZ, is calling for proposals for the diagnostics research outlined in the Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis) Science Plan. Accelerating the eradication of M. bovis from New Zealand is […]

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Regulatory approval of new innovative trawl technology for inshore fisheries

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Regulatory approval of new innovative trawl technology for inshore fisheries

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 21 May 2019 Media contact: MPI media team Fisheries New Zealand has approved the use of the Precision Seafood Harvesting (PSH) Modular Harvest System (MHS) in North Island inshore fisheries for snapper, tarakihi, trevally, red gurnard, and John Dory with specific conditions. Stuart Anderson, director fisheries management at Fisheries […]

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Court action likely after men take more than 3,500 pipi from Bay of Plenty harbour

By   /  May 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Court action likely after men take more than 3,500 pipi from Bay of Plenty harbour

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 20 May 2019 Media contact: MPI media team Two men are likely to face court action after being found in possession of 3,526 pipi taken from the Ohiwa Harbour near Kutarere in the Bay of Plenty. Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) spokesman Richard Ratapu says the men were caught […]

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Public invited to have their say on access to the outdoors

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Public invited to have their say on access to the outdoors

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 17 May 2019 Media contact: MPI media team New Zealanders with an interest in the outdoors are being invited to have their say on legislation that helps them access nature throughout the country. The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is reviewing the Walking Access Act 2008 and today began […]

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