MIA is an investor in the New Zealand Food Safety, Science and Research Centre (NZFSSRC), providing funding for the support of the centre and red meat focused food safety science research. The role of the NZFSSRC is to undertake R&D to protect and enhance New Zealand’s reputation for world-leading food safety with current projects around Capability Mapping and Refresh of the Process Hygiene Index.

A new initiative of the New Zealand Food Safety Science and Research Centre (NZFSSRC) is the development of an Emerging Risk Identification System (ERIS) for the Food Sector, to provide a systematic approach to identifying food safety risks for New Zealand. MIA is a member of the ERIS team and is helping to fund its development over the next two years alongside Dairy, Horticulture, Poultry and others.

ERIS newsletters


October 2023 - NZFSSRC Emerging Risk Indentification System

July 2023 - NZFSSRC Emerging Risk Indentification System

April 2023 NZFSSRC Emerging Risk Identification System

March  2023NZFSSRC Emerging Risk Identification System

January/February 2023 - NZFSSRC Emerging Risk Identification System


November/December 2022 - NZFSSC Emerging Risk Identification System

October 2022 - Now we know, what do we do about it?

September 2022 - Introducing Libby Harrison NZFSSRC Director / ERIS 2.0

August 2022 - Triage refresh

July 2022 - Think Tank, and Common Unknowns for Pathogens in NZ Food

June 2022 - International connections

May 2002  - Its been one year, how did we go?

April 2022 - Keeping track of emerging risks

March 2022 - Cyclomodulins and cancer: An area worth watching


December 2021

November 2021

October 2021

September 2021