To Report a Confirmed or Suspected Foodborne Illness
If you think you have a foodborne illness as a result of food you have purchased and eaten, report it directly to a Health Protection Officer at Waikato District Health Board. Please call on (07) 838 2569 for day time complaint, and 021 999 521 for after hours complaint.
To Make a Food Complaint to MPI
If you wish to report a food safety related concern to the Ministry for Primary Industry (MPI), other than a foodborne illness complaint, please phone 0800 693 721 or email email@example.com.
- foreign objects in food
- misrepresentation or mislabelling
- food unfit for human consumption
- food being sold past its ‘Use-By’ date (See date-marking fact-sheet) (FoodSmart website).