21 May 2020

New Zealand food SafetyScience and Research Centre (NZFSSRC) has released an updated literature review completed by ESR on coronavirus and food, which contains a one-page ‘cheat sheet’ that highlights changes based on this update.

The literature review can be downloaded from here.


8 April 2020

New Zealand Food Safety Science and Research Centre (NZFSSRC) has released an updated report regarding the potential for foodborne transmission of Covid-19. 

New information is being published daily and this report is an update on the report dated March 2020 to include the relevant new information.

The report can be downloaded here.

Importantly the key message remains the same – that, currently, Covid-19 is not considered a food safety risk.