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NZ: Auckland Fresh Produce Recall Workshop

Auckland Fresh Produce Recall Workshop

Friday, June 1, 2018 from 9:00 AM12:00 PM
Waipuna Hotel and Conference Centre
58 Waipuna Rd, Mount Wellington, Auckland 1060, New Zealand

The focus of this event is understanding recall roles and responsibilities, costs and traceability – for the fresh produce industry. This event is presented by the Fresh Produce Safety Centre Australia and New Zealand in association with United Fresh New Zealand.


Time Topic Speaker
09:00 Registration – tea / coffee on arrival
09:30 Welcome and introduction Michael Worthington, Chairman,

Fresh Produce Safety Centre A-NZ

09:35 Putting a recall into perspective

  • What does a recall mean for a retailer?
  • What’s involved and who wears the costs?
Mark Casey

Group Manager Regulatory Services, Foodstuffs North Island

10:10 Roles and responsibilities in a recall

  • Who does what, when and with whom?
Thomasin Bright

Team Manager (Acting) Food Compliance North, MPI

10:40 Morning tea
11:10 Following the needle through the haystack: the GS1 System in track and trace Owen Dance

Manager – Quality Services, GS1 NZ

11:45 Managing the incident

  • How prepared are you for the fallout of a recall?
Richard Bennett

Fresh Produce Safety Centre A-NZ

12:00 Summary and close

Program subject to change
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