Food safety

Food safety is crucial at all times, but especially so in warmer weather, as bacteria thrive in a warm environment. This page outlines useful library resources to help you to protect your food and yourself.

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Outdoor eating resources

Outdoor eating
Ideas and advice on preparing outdoor meals.

Food safety websites

Food safety
Tips to help you avoid getting sick from eating food. Includes recalled food, and food that you've caught yourself. From the Ministry for Primary Industries.
Overview of Food Poisoning
A patient guide from Family Doctor.
Food sector Hazard data sheets
Hazard data sheets for microorganisms and chemicals help control food-borne illness and support food safety procedures within the industry. From Foodsafety.govt.nz
Food safety practices in preparing and cooking a hangi [1.67 MB PDF]
He whakatairanga i nga ahuatanga mahi mo tunu hangi
From the Ministry for Primary Industries website
Food safety standards fact sheets
PDF guides to food safety practices from Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ).
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