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AU: Global-first agreement with Australian retailers to benefit horticulture growers

Fresh Plaza: In a world-first, major grocery retailers and the horticultural industry have agreed to streamline fresh produce safety requirements lowering the cost of doing business and improving food safety across the fresh produce supply chain in Australia.

Announced Tuesday 17 May by Assistant Minister for Agriculture, Senator Anne Ruston, and funded by the nation’s horticulture Research and Development Corporation, Horticulture Innovation Australia (Hort Innovation), the move will see produce safety audit requirements harmonised across key supermarket retailers.

Read the full article at the Fresh Plaza website