The NSW Department of Primary Industries is running a second Melon Food Safety workshop in Griffith.
When: 11th December 2017 (Monday)
Where: NSW DPI, Farm 217 Murray Road, Hanwood, Griffith NSW
Pre-workshop lunch: 12:30-1:00 pm
Time: 1:00-2:30 pm
This one hour session included short presentations from a wholesaler, auditor (AUS-QUAL), accreditation system owner (Freshcare) and Associate Professor Channah Rock, Water Quality Specialist from the University of Arizona. The webinar follows on from our popular workshops series Fresh Produce Testing for Food Safety.
GS1 New Zealand: Food traceability is a growing topic that will become more important in the near future. GS1 New Zealand and GS1 Germany are cooperating to run half-day seminars in eight New Zealand cities between 30 October and 7 November this year, to acquaint the food industry with the evolving situation domestically and internationally.
Read the full article at the GS1 New Zealand website
The fourth annual Fresh Produce Safety Conference, in 2017 with the theme Science + Culture = Safe Food, was held at the University of Sydney on Wednesday August 9 2017. Slide decks and reports have are available for download courtesy of our guest speakers.
PMA A-NZ: PMA Australia-New Zealand is excited to hold its first TECH EVENT on 5th July at Melbourne Markets, Epping to explore new business technology. The morning-only event will show case a number of key developments that leading businesses are adopting to manage production, packing and transactions, providing safer, more transparent and efficient supply chains.
Last month QA and technical staff from New Zealand horticultural businesses met up to work on improving the value businesses can achieve from chemical and microbial verification testing of fruit and veg.
Presenters from Countdown, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), AsureQuality and the Fresh Produce Safety Centre Australia & New Zealand (FPSC) ensured a wide variety of perspectives.
This year’s FPSC Conference, with the theme science + culture = safe food, will be held on August 9 2017, in the Refectory at the University of Sydney.
The Fresh Produce Safety Centre’s professional development event at Melbourne Markets focused on the latest in chemical and microbial testing issues, providing attendees with extra resources and knowledge to help them make better decisions and get the greatest value from their testing dollar.
30 November 2016
A masterclass will be hosted in Hobart on 30 November 2016 by two food safety research centres— the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture Food Safety Centre, and the Fresh Produce Safety Centre Australia & New Zealand. Save the date into your diary!
This masterclass will give food safety professionals, product technologists and food product entrepreneurs insights into tools which can be used to add value to fresh products and take their products into entirely new categories.
12 October 2016
The Fresh Produce Safety Centre is running a professional development event to improve understanding and utilisation of fresh produce testing for food safety.