No evidence virus transmitted on food or food packaging

No evidence virus transmitted on food or food packaging

There is no evidence food, food packaging, or food handling are a source or transmission route for the Covid-19 virus, according to a study by the International Commission on Microbiological Specifications for Foods. It says: “Despite the billions of meals consumed...
How to keep food on the shelf in Auckland

How to keep food on the shelf in Auckland

How to keep food on the shelf in Auckland? The short answer is to let essential food workers travel to their factories in and out of Auckland, says FGC Chief Executive Katherine Rich. For the longer explanation about changes that need to be made to the current...
Health Stars now on 5250 products

Health Stars now on 5250 products

The number of products displaying the Health Star Rating labels has continued to climb this year despite the Covid-19 lockdown halting non-essential work in many food and beverage companies for many weeks. At June 30, there were a total of 5250 products with the...
Health Star Rating System

Health Star Rating System

The Food & Grocery Council is a strong advocate for and a key player in the Health Star Rating system ­- the front of pack labelling system designed to help shoppers make quicker and easier healthier food choices by comparing products in the same category. HSR...
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