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NZ: Consumers angry at lack of information about food safety scares

Fairfax media: For Whangarei father Daniel Sterling, the worst bit is not knowing.

His four-year-old son Sam had been sick for a week with a vicious stomach bug unlike any he had had before, and a complete loss of appetite. Then he saw the news headlines: The brand of berries that he uses in Sam’s favourite smoothies are those linked to an outbreak of hepatitis A in this country.

The symptoms, fatigue, vomiting. abdominal pain, fever, loss of appetite… Sam looked like a textbook case. “We first read the article and thought it sounded exactly like what we had had.'”

Read the full article at stuff.co.nz