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NZ: Food Safety Science & Research Centre launched

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Scoop.co.nz: Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce and Food Safety Minister JoGoodhew today launched the New Zealand Food Safety Science and Research Centre at Massey University in Palmerston North. Formed as a partnership between government, industry organisations and research institutions, the virtual centre aims to ensure New Zealand’s food safety system remains among the best in the world.

“The centre will use the best science available to protect and enhance New Zealand’s international reputation as a producer of safe and trustworthy food,” Mr Joyce says. “Research will meet the needs of industry, helping to grow exports and ensure local food and beverage businesses have consistent access to foreign markets.

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