Originally Posted by micheck
TDW - by staples I meant things like spices, flour, rice, beans, canned goods, some dried fruits and vegetables, and, of course, peanut butter. I did not mean things like fresh fruit and vegetables.
I think you will find that tinned vegetables, spices and the like would not be a problem, only meat product. Australia and New Zealand do not have foot and mouth disease. As such both nations are very funny when it comes to imported meat products even if the cans did say 'in Australia or NZ'.