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Tuesday 28 June 2022

Poultry

Egg firm fined after worker severs thumb – WorkSafe 24th May 2022 /

Egg firm fined after worker severs thumb – WorkSafe

Mainland Poultry was sentenced in the Papakura District Court, after a worker’s thumb was severed in October 2020.


FSANZ seeks feedback on new poultry processing aid 17th March 2022 /

FSANZ seeks feedback on new poultry processing aid

Food Standards Australia New Zealand wants feedback on an application for a new processing aid, cetylpyridinium chloride, in the treatment of raw poultry.


Salmonella ECS for chicken, egg suppliers 13th October 2021 /

Salmonella ECS for chicken, egg suppliers

The government has announced that commercial chicken operators must meet extra rules from 6 October to help eliminate Salmonella Enteritidis from the chicken supply chain


Testing indicates no salmonella spread – EPF 20th September 2021

Testing indicates no salmonella spread – EPF

The Egg Producers Federation says it believes an outbreak of salmonella enteritidis on three layer farms earlier this year is contained and will be eliminated.


TGA seeks collective bargaining clearance for Tegel growers 20th September 2021

TGA seeks collective bargaining clearance for Tegel growers

The Commerce Commission has received an application from the New Zealand Tegel Growers Association seeking authorisation for collective bargaining with Tegel Foods.


Tegel signals chicken price rise 10th August 2021 /

Tegel signals chicken price rise

New Zealand’s largest poultry supplier Tegel is raising chicken prices from mid-August.


Third egg producer linked to Salmonella  bug 18th June 2021 /

Third egg producer linked to Salmonella bug

New Zealand Food Safety has placed movement controls on a third North Island egg producer as a precautionary measure after environmental testing indicated Salmonella Enteritidis on the farm.


Salmonella detection prompts defence measures 28th May 2021 /

Salmonella detection prompts defence measures

Salmonella Enteritidis has been detected at an Auckland poultry farm, leading NZ Food Safety to undertake tracing work and industry testing, as well as taking measures at the farm in question.