NZ Food Bill – Submissions by tree croppers

2023-02-28T15:28:54+13:00

"Our members have expressed their disquiet at the barriers this Bill puts up to their way of life and their financial viability..."  20 February 2014 Food Bill - Submissions, extracts: "...A walk around a farmer’s market will provide insight into public interest in locally produced gourmet foods.  Many of these items (jams, relishes, fruit vinegars, mustards, marinated mushrooms, damson gin etc) are currently on Schedule 2 and if these regulations go ahead they will disappear from our farmer’s markets and from our tables..." Update - late 2014: This bill has now passed into law as the NZ Food Act. Do you [...]