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Debate over mānuka honey definition – In the News

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on June 1st, 2017.

The Ministry for Primary Industries’ attempt to standardise the definition of mānuka honey has not been well received by some in the honey business, who say even top of the range honey has been failing the test. MPI released its scientific definition of mānuka honey in April and has extended the deadline for consultation in response […]

ODT/NZPA: Varied interpretation of science led to lawsuit

Peter Griffin posted in on June 14th, 2010.

Comvita New Zealand has pulled its research commission from the University of Waikato, instead giving it to the University of Auckland. The disagreement was over the active ingredient of manuka honey, which Comvita New Zealand expected Univeristy of Waikato scientists to find: they were, however, beaten to the discovery by German scientists. An excerpt: (read […]

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