News Video | Policy | GPs | Hospitals | Medical | Mental Health | Welfare | Search

 


NZFSA at Fieldays

The Business of Breeding is the theme at this year's Mystery Creek Fieldays, 14-17 June, and the New Zealand Food Safety Authority will be there to offer help and advice on how you can prevent your food from becoming a breeding ground for bugs.

NZFSA's technical experts will also be on hand to answer queries from consumers, farmers, industry and agricultural representatives about food exports and imports, access to your markets, and all your other food safety concerns.

Our stand (PD60 in the Grand Pavilion) is a goldmine of information in the form of brochures, leaflets, handouts and fact sheets on subjects of interest to consumers of all ages, as well as farmers and food industry experts.

NZFSA's key roles of facilitating market access for the food produced by our agricultural and farming industries and protecting consumers at home and overseas from food safety risks mean we take our attendance at Fieldays seriously.

This year, mindful of the need to ensure consumers are armed with as much information as possible in the fight against foodborne pathogens, and to fit in with the show's theme The Business of Breeding, NZFSA will be promoting its latest booklet, Meet the Bugs.

It highlights the most common pathogens that cause foodborne illness in New Zealand and gives advice on how you can avoid them and explains in simple terms how to keep yourself – and your food – safe.

Knowing what to watch out for and how to ensure you don't contaminate food that you, your family or others are going to eat is an important part of knowing how to avoid foodborne illness.

The booklet will be available at our Fieldays stand, along with other food safety information for industry and consumers.

It can also be downloaded from the NZFSA website: www.nzfsa.govt.nz or you can order hard copies by phoning 0800 NZFSA1 (0800 693 721). And remember: follow the 4Cs rule to help keep you safe: clean, cook, cover, chill.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

NZ On Air TV Funding: More Comedy Comes Out Of The Shadows

Paranormal Event Response Unit is a series conceived by Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi as a TV spin-off from their highly acclaimed feature film What We Do In The Shadows. More>>

ALSO:

Mars News: Winners Announced For The 2016 Apra Silver Scroll Awards

Wellington singer-songwriter and internationally acclaimed musician Thomas Oliver has won the 2016 APRA Silver Scroll Award with his captivating love song ‘If I Move To Mars’. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Review Of Books: Salt River Songs by Sam Hunt

Colin Hogg, a longtime comrade of Sam, writes in his Introduction that, ‘There is a lot of death in this collection of new poems by my friend Sam Hunt. It’s easier to count the poems here that don’t deal with the great destroyer than it is to point to the ones that do.’ More>>

Electronica: Restoring The World’s First Recorded Computer Music

University of Canterbury Distinguished Professor Jack Copeland and UC alumni and composer Jason Long have restored the earliest known recording of computer-generated music, created more than 65 years ago using programming techniques devised by Alan Turing. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Review Of Books: Almost Getting Away With Murder

The Black Widow by Lee-Anne Cartier: Lee-Anne Cartier is the sister of the Christchurch man found to have been murdered by his wife, Helen Milner, after an initial assumption by police that his death, in 2009, was suicide. More>>

Howard Davis: Triple Echo - The Malevich/Reinhardt/Hotere Nexus

Howard Davis: The current juxtaposition of works by Ralph Hotere and Ad Reinhardt at Te Papa perfectly exemplifies Jean Michel Massing's preoccupation with the transmigration of imagery in a remarkable triple echo effect... More>>

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Health
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news