Day: March 13, 2018

AU: Rockmelon Listeria: Rombola Family Farms named as source of outbreak

ABC News: The rockmelon farm at the centre of the deadly listeria outbreak has been revealed as Rombola Family Farms, authorities have confirmed. The NSW Food Authority said it was working closely with the farm, located in the NSW Riverina, to determine the exact cause of the outbreak. Four people died and there have been 17 confirmed cases of listeriosis nationally, linked to the contaminated rockmelons.
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Day: March 13, 2018

US: HACCP vs. HARPC: A Comparison

Food Safety Magazine: Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls (HARPC) share more than just four letters. They’re both food safety standards based on prevention, but they do differ on execution.
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