Govt inquiry to probe food contamination, regulatory best practice

Mon, 19 Aug 2013

Aug. 19 (BusinessDesk) - A joint ministerial inquiry into the Fonterra Cooperative Group food scare will look at how the dairy exporter’s contamination occurred and whether the country’s regulatory regime is up to scratch, but won’t touch on questions of liability or the legislative structure of the dairy sector. Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and Food Safety Minister Nikki Kaye today released the draft terms of the government’s inquiry into the whey protein contamination, and appointed former Russell McVeagh partner Miriam Dean QC t...

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