Day: May 21, 2015

AU: What’s on the menu at Australia’s first waste food café using ingredients destined for the garbage

Daily Mail Australia: Pumpkin quinoa burgers, organic bulgar salad, and slow cooked lamb are just some of the dishes set to be served up at Australia’s first ever waste food pop-up café – where all the food is created from ingredients destined for landfill. A fancy range of sharing-style meals will be served up by chef Travis Harvey who has spent the past month ‘squirreling away’ surplus ingredients that have been donated from restaurants, supermarkets and events.

‘None of it is questionable for consumption, that is the striking thing,’ Harvey told Daily Mail Australia. Thanks to a change in the Civil Liabilities Amendment Act, more food retailers and restaurants now feel comfortable about donating surplus ingredients to charity because the liability has been removed.

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Day: May 21, 2015

Earlybird registrations now open for the Fresh Produce Safety Conference 2015

Fresh Produce Safety Conference 2015

Advancing Outreach for Safe, Fresh Food

12 August 2015

Join us in Sydney for the premier event for fresh produce food safety professionals – registrations open now!

  • EXAMINE key learnings from recent high profile food safety cases
  • UPDATE your knowledge of evidence-based food safety best practice
  • EXPLORE latest findings in current fresh produce research projects
  • NETWORK with other food safety professionals from Australia, New Zealand and internationally
  • CONTRIBUTE to the Fresh Produce Safety Centre’s research priority setting process

Registrations open now! Register before 12 July for earlybird prices: $132 for general admission and $66 for students.

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