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Webinar: Risk-assessment for pre-harvest water use

Register now for the webinar: Risk-assessment for pre-harvest water use. This one hour session will include 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.

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NZ: Food traceability evolution and trends seminars

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

AU: PMA A-NZ science and technology TECH EVENT

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.

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NZ: New Zealand fruit and vegetable industry collaborate on food safety

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.

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AU/NZ: Freshcare Forum and Fresh Produce Safety Centre Conference back to back in 2017

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, Camperdown [map]. Use the following links to add the event to your calendar: iCalendar  •  Google Calendar  •  Outlook  •  Outlook Online

For the first time in 2017, the Freshcare Forum and Fresh Produce Safety Centre Conference will be run as consecutive events from 7th – 9th August in Sydney.

Since 2009, the Freshcare Forum has been a two day, biennial event, attracting attendees from the Freshcare stakeholder network including trainers, facilitators, auditors, certification body representatives, customers, retailers and other service providers. The Freshcare Forum delivers technical and program updates on food safety, quality and environmental assurance, with social and networking opportunities.

The Fresh Produce Safety Centre (FPSC) has hosted an annual one day conference since its launch in 2014. The Annual FPSC Conference provides an event for a wider fresh produce food safety audience, reporting on research outcomes, innovation and industry opportunities.

The coordinated timing of the two events, provides an appealing technical and networking opportunity for all involved in food safety compliance in the fresh produce industry.

Click here to register for event updates and registration details.

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AU/NZ: FPSC professional development event hits the mark

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.

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AU/NZ: Masterclass: Building capability and safety in fresh produce; Hobart AU

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.

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AU: Register now for Melbourne Markets Professional Development Event: Fresh Produce Testing for Food Safety

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.

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AU: “Foodborne diseases: changing epidemiology and disease control” research symposium

1 September 2016

Event co-hosted by the Centre for Infectious Diseases & Microbiology - Public Health (CIDM-PH) and the Marie Bashir Institute (MBI)

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