Day: November 12, 2015

A-NZ: New Zealand and Tasmania join forces in agricultural research and education

Lincoln University: The agriculture and food sectors of Tasmania and New Zealand, which have much in common, are set to benefit from the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Lincoln University and the University of Tasmania. The MoU was signed as part of a three day Tasmanian Government-led delegation visit to Lincoln University.

The MoU formalises current research collaborations and paves the way for new research opportunities in dairy, vegetables, viticulture, apples, pasture production, and food safety and innovation.

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Day: November 12, 2015

VN: VN, Australia share food safety concerns

Viet Nam News: Viet Nam’s Government considers food safety a key task for protecting 90 million Vietnamese and hundreds of millions of people who consume Vietnamese food around the world, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Vu Duc Tam said yesterday.

Tam was speaking at a food safety forum with Vietnamese officials and enterprises and their Australian counterparts.

Australian Ambassador Hugh Borrowman said Australia’s diverse food and agriculture sector was underpinned by safety standards, systems and processes that ensured its food products and beverages were trusted by people all over the world.

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