NZ Food Bill – Submissions by tree croppers


"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 [...]