Community and Public Health no longer provides food safety services within Canterbury, South Canterbury and the West Coast, since 1 September 2009.
The Ministry for Primary Industries now deals with queries on any of the following:
- Food Complaints including foreign objects or undeclared allergens in food within our region
- Food Recalls
- Imported Food
- Food Safety Programmes
- Food Labelling
Contact an Environmental Health Officer at your local council if you want to report a ‘dirty’ food premises or unhygienic practices of food handlers.
For further information, contact:
Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI)
0800 693 721
Food recall from MPI: Salad products from LeaderBrand
LeaderBrand Produce Ltd is recalling specific batches of various salads as the products may contain Listeria.
The recall includes the following branded bagged salad products:
- 100% Fresh brand
- Fresh Plus brand
- Leaderbrand brand
- Pam’s Fresh Express brand
- Value brand
All batches with a Best Before date up to and including 18th March 2017 are affected by this recall.