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Useful Links

Useful websites for the study and teaching of food science, technology & engineering:

AgResearch
Supporting teachers in science activities:
www.agresearch.co.nz  

Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code
www.foodstandards.govt.nz/code/Pages/default.aspx

AUT Food Science
www.aut.ac.nz/study-at-aut/study-areas/sciences/qualifications/undergraduate/bachelor-of-science-food-science

Bakeinfo:
Information on baking, breadmaking, pastry cooking and flour milling. Science Fairs. Teachers' resources.
NZ Baking Industry Research Trust (NZ).
www.bakeinfo.co.nz/School-Zone

CREST
CREST (Creativity in Science and Technology) - a national awards scheme designed to encourage student projects in Science and Technology, administered by the Royal Society of New Zealand:
www.royalsociety.org.nz/teaching-learning/crest/  

Food Additives 
Alphabetic and numeric lists of food additives and their code numbers
www.foodstandards.govt.nz/consumer/additives/additiveoverview/Pages/default.aspx

Food Allergies
FSANZ (Aus/NZ)
www.foodstandards.govt.nz/consumer/foodallergies/Pages/default.aspx

Food Labelling and Composition
Requirements for the labelling and composition of food sold in New Zealand. 
MPI (NZ).
www.mpi.govt.nz/food-safety/labelling-and-composition?  

Food Safety
MPI (NZ)
www.mpi.govt.nz/food-safety/

Food Science for Kids
Have fun learning about food science for kids with our range of free games, fun experiments, science fair projects, interesting quizzes, amazing facts, cool videos and more!
Science Kids (NZ).
www.sciencekids.co.nz/food.html

Health Star Ratings
The Health Star Rating system is a Government-backed, trans-Tasman system to help consumers choose healthier packaged foods, developed in collaboration with public health experts, the food industry and consumer groups.
www.mpi.govt.nz/food-safety/food-safety-for-consumers/food-labelling/health-star-ratings/ 

Lincoln Food Science
www.lincoln.ac.nz/Study/Qualifications/Qualification/?QualCode=B.Science&major=foodsc

Love Food: Love Science
At IFST, we are passionate about food science and technology. We want to pass on our enthusiasm and expertise by helping science teachers to deliver engaging and relevant lessons which focus on the science of food.
Institute of Food Science and Technology (UK).
www.ifst.org/lovefoodlovescience/resources

Massey Food Technology: 
Studying food science, technology & engineering.
Massey University (NZ).
www.massey.ac.nz/massey/explore/food/food_home.cfm

MPI Teacher's Resources
www.mpi.govt.nz/news-and-resources/teacher-resources/

MPI - primary industries lesson
Find teacher resources on a range of topics including the importance of biosecurity, food, and careers in the primary industries.
www.mpi.govt.nz/news-and-resources/teacher-resources/primary-industries-lessons/

Nutrition Panel Calculator 
FSANZ’s Nutrition Panel Calculator (NPC) helps food manufacturers calculate the average nutrient content of their food products and prepare a nutrition information panel. 
www.foodstandards.govt.nz/industry/npc/Pages/Nutrition-Panel-Calculator-introduction.aspx 

NZ Nutrition Foundation
www.nutritionfoundation.org.nz

Plant & Food Research
www.plantandfood.co.nz

Riddet Institute
www.riddet.ac.nz/about-us

Royal Society of New Zealand, Teaching & Learning 
We support science and technology education in New Zealand by running programmes for students and teachers and by linking science and technology education providers with teachers, students, schools and each other. We also share news and our expertise.

www.royalsociety.org.nz/teaching-learning/

Science Learning Hub
The Science Learning Hub is developed by educators and teachers in collaboration with New Zealand scientists, to provide resources for teachers of students from junior primary to senior secondary (NZ).
http://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/

Science New Zealand
www.sciencenewzealand.org

University of Otago Food Science
Studying food science.
University of Otago (NZ). 
www.otago.ac.nz/foodscience/ 

The New Zealand Institute of Food Science and Technology (Inc.)

Address:
PO Box 5574, Terrace End
Palmerston North 4441,
NEW ZEALAND.

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