Introduction

Significant change is happening across the global food safety system and New Zealand’s world-class food safety system must be resilient so it can protect consumers, be trusted by trading partners, support New Zealand food business, and continue to underpin our economy.  
 
New Zealand Food Safety is interested in how you view the things that are rapidly changing our environment – the drivers for change - and how you think the priorities we are proposing will allow us to maintain a robust food safety system. 

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* 1. Your personal details

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* 2. How would you describe yourself?

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* 3. There are many things changing our food system: climate change, new food from different places, lab-grown food, consumer expectations, pressure on natural resources and complex trade settings.    

How important is it for New Zealand Food Safety to work with industry and others to manage these effects?

  Very Important Important Neutral Low Importance Not At All Important
Utilise research done by others to inform decisions making.
Repurpose overseas project data so it fits within the New Zealand context.
Work with industry to share resources and come up with new methods to harness positive changes.
Work with the science community to harness technology to help minimise the change.

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* 4. In the next 5 years, how important do you consider these priorities for New Zealand Food Safety? 

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We will ensure New Zealand’s world-class food safety system remains robust in responding to future challenges.
We will proactively support New Zealanders to feel confident making choices about food.
We will lead new thinking in international forums to expand our international influence.
We will be an intelligence led business that proactively prepares for the future.

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* 5. Are there any other priorities that should be considered?

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* 6. A world-class food safety system needs to be agile and robust.  How important are the following food safety considerations?

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More tailored support for food businesses.
A better balance between innovation and following the rules.
Consumers understanding how the rules are set / Rules consumers can understand.
Fewer rules for food businesses.

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* 7. What types of food safety information would you find useful?

  Extremely Useful Very Useful Moderately Useful Slightly Useful Not At All Useful
Allergies
Use by/best before dates
Safe food practices
Nutritional value

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* 8. Rank your preferred way to receive information about food safety?

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* 9. Are there any other ways, you would want to get information about food safety?

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* 10. How important are the following NZ Food Safety priorities in ensuring New Zealand’s reputation is safeguarded and getting New Zealand food to overseas markets?

  Very Important Important Neutral Low Importance No Importance At All
Being part of more international food and science forums.
Lead international food standard setting.
Set rules at home that safeguard our food for the world to eat.
More consistent rules across countries.

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* 11. Fostering innovation while keeping food safe and suitable - do you agree that more needs to be done?

  Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree
More government funding for research and development.
More information about innovations (e.g. lab-grown meat).
Different rules for food businesses who provide new food.
Support and advice for food innovators on how to follow the rules.

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* 12. Do you have any other comments, questions, or concerns?

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