8 Aug 2018

Consumer Affairs Minister brings home the bacon

From Morning Report, 8:14 am on 8 August 2018

The Consumer Affairs Minister, Kris Faafoi, plans to step in and make changes to a proposed law for country of origin food labelling, because a parliamentary committee won't. MPs have been criticised for watering down a member's bill to such an extent that foods like bacon - made from imported pork - would no longer be included. But Mr Faafoi's now discovered he can use his powers as Minister to put them back in. Here's political reporter Gia Garrick.