Selling expired best-before products – media response

New Zealand supermarkets are legally allowed to sell products after their “best before” dates if that’s what they want to do, says FGC. Fairfax Media asked FGC if it would support a move by New Zealand supermarkets to sell food beyond its “best before” date, following...

Food for Thought in Obesity Fight

Everyone agrees New Zealand’s rate of obesity remains a real concern. The New Zealand Health Survey 2015/16 shows that 32 per cent of people over 15, and 11 per cent of children were obese. Of those, 47 per cent of Maori adults, 15 per cent of Maori children, 67 per...

Health Stars driving reformulation, innovation

The Health Star Rating scheme is driving positive reformulation of current foods and the innovation of new ones, says FGC. The NZ Herald asked FGC if there had been any discussions with the new Health Minister, and if FGC members would be receptive to his wish to work...
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