Food

This section provides information on foodborne illness, and the regulation of food in New Zealand.

Food safety and standards

The Ministry for Primary Industries and Food Standards Australia New Zealand are responsible for food safety and food standards in New Zealand.

Nutrition

The Ministry of Health is responsible for providing guidelines and developing policy on nutrition.

In this section

  • The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) are responsible for food safety and food standards in New Zealand. Read more
  • Information about common foodborne illnesses including salmonella, campylobacter, and E.coli, and how to protect yourself. Read more