Auckland Fresh Produce Recall Workshop

Friday, June 1, 2018 from 9:00 AM12:00 PM
Waipuna Hotel and Conference Centre
58 Waipuna Rd, Mount Wellington, Auckland 1060, New Zealand

The focus of this event is understanding recall roles and responsibilities, costs and traceability – for the fresh produce industry. This event is presented by the Fresh Produce Safety Centre Australia and New Zealand in association with United Fresh New Zealand.


Time Topic Speaker
9:00 am Registration – tea / coffee on arrival
9:30 am Welcome and introduction Michael Worthington, Chairman,

Fresh Produce Safety Centre A-NZ

9:35 am Putting a recall into perspective

  • What does a recall mean for a retailer?
  • What’s involved and who wears the costs?
Mark Casey, Group Manager Regulatory Services, Foodstuffs North Island
10:00 am Roles and responsibilities in a recall

  • Who does what, when and with whom?
Thomasin Bright, Team Manager (Acting) Food Compliance North, MPI
10:30 Morning tea
10:50 am Following the needle through the haystack: the GS1 System in track and trace Owen Dance, Manager – Quality Services, GS1 NZ
11:15 am An industry perspective on preparedness and response Anina Immelman, GM, GSF Fresh NZ
11:45 am Managing the incident

  • How prepared are you for the fallout of a recall?
Richard Bennett

Fresh Produce Safety Centre A-NZ

12:00 noon Summary and close

Program subject to change
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