Story: Public health

Food safety

Food safety

Along with central government, local councils also have food safety responsibilities. Wellington City Council officer Mr Smythe is taking swabs from cups at Le Normandie restaurant in 1962.

Using this item

Wellington City Archives
Reference: 00158:3:309 Negative 2521A

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

Kerryn Pollock, 'Public health - Managing public health', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/31362/food-safety (accessed 21 October 2019)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 7 Jul 2019 with assistance from Richard Edwards