20th May 2022 Regulation / Supermarkets
The government has started its reform of the grocery sector by introducing urgent Budget night legislation to stop major supermarkets blocking competitors from accessing land for new stores.
Climate Change Minister James Shaw has unveiled New Zealand’s first three emissions budgets, calling them “another milestone on the journey toward a zero-carbon future”.
The Waitangi Tribunal has been asked to consider whether the Crown is failing Māori on alcohol, as part of evidence being heard this week.
New Zealand Health Products says regulatory reform is needed to fix “badly broken dietary supplement rules.”
The government has cited New Zealand King Salmon’s difficulties to illustrate that the RMA needs reform.
Hoki, blue cod, hapuku and bass are among the fish species to have their catch limits reduced in new rules announced today. The changes affect 15 fish stocks around the country MORE »
Regulated product stewardship of plastic packaging, exploring compostable packaging options, and a potential container return scheme are part of the government’s new national plastics plan.
Biosecurity New Zealand has called for comments on a proposed change to the import health standard for importing grain and seeds for consumption, feed, or processing.
New Zealand Food & Grocery Council has submitted comments of the regulatory redesign of Animal Products and Wine Regulations respectively.
The UK government has released more detail around its plans to ban online adverts of unhealthy food and restrict advertising on TV until after 9pm.
New whitebaiting rules will help preserve stocks of the delicacy, says acting conservation minister Ayesha Verrall.
NZ’s strict controls are a double-edged sword for global food companies looking to invest, says Gelita.
The government has passed the Holidays (Increasing Sick Leave) Amendment Bill, doubling employees’ minimum sick leave entitlement to 10 days each year.
The British government plans to ban online adverts of unhealthy food and restrict advertising on TV until after 9pm.
The industry body aired its frustrations at a committee meeting on Thursday.
From January, Auckland council Food Act registrations must be renewed before they expire
Harrington’s Smallgoods is urging the Government to make country-of-origin labelling a priority.