Posts from the "Events" category


AU/NZ: Innovations in fresh produce safety conference a resounding success

11 August 2016
The Fresh Produce Safety Centre Australia & New Zealand organised an impressive line-up of speakers to present at its third annual Fresh Produce Safety Conference at the University of Sydney on 10 August. They presented to a capacity audience of over 140 people…

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The cost of a food safety crises. How high it can go!

25 July 2016
‘We are fortunate to have secured Mr William Marler as a speaker for this year’s Fresh Produce Safety Conference,’ said Fresh Produce Safety Centre Chair, Michael Worthington.

Mr Marler is a well known personal injury lawyer and expert in foodborne illness litigation at Marler Clark, a major force in food safety policy in the United States and abroad,’ Mr Worthington said.

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Visit the Food Safety Hub at PMA Fresh Connections

18 May 2016
The FPSC has again put together a Food Safety Hub at the PMA Fresh Connections trade show to provide trade show attendees with a one-stop shop where they can pick up the latest in food safety services, technology, retailer and regulatory requirements, information, events, research and guidance.

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NZ: Celebrating 20 years of the Australia New Zealand Food Treaty

1 July 2016
Food Standards Australia New Zealand: A one-day event is planned to be held in Wellington, New Zealand that will explore the consumer, public health, trade and scientific perspectives on the challenges that lie ahead. Speakers include Sir Peter Cluckman (NZ Chief Science Advisor), Sue Chetwin (Consumer New Zealand), Katherine Rich (Food and Grocery Council) and Tony Nowell (FSANZ Board / APEC Business Advisory Council).

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FPSC Conference – Save the date

10 August 2016
The FPSC will be holding its third annual conference in Sydney on 10 August 2016. With the theme of Innovation in fresh food safety, the conference will provide vital information and networking opportunities for all those in the fresh produce industry. Put 10 August in your diary now. Subscribe to our newsletter for information on sponsorship opportunities the conference program.

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NZ: Fresh Produce Safety Centre endorsed at Hawke’s Bay events

21 March 2016
Support for the Trans-Tasman Fresh Produce Safety Centre (FPSC) was clearly demonstrated in New Zealand in February this year when over forty representatives from the fresh produce industry attended events held by the Centre in Hawke’s Bay.

Following the FPSC Board’s quarterly meeting, around 30 QA/food safety people gathered to hear a review of the Centre’s recent activities, plans for further Australia and New Zealand collaboration on food safety and an update on New Zealand issues from HortNZ. Attendees raised a number of issues of importance to the industry in New Zealand.

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CSIRO Food safety seminar – prevention is better than cure

16 March 2016
CSIRO: This half day seminar, run by CSIRO’s food innovation centre in collaboration with the Food Technology Association of Australia (FTAA), will discuss the importance of a food safety culture and a robust risk management program.

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Sydney Markets Professional Development Event: Fresh Produce Testing for Food Safety

1 March 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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FPSC events in Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand

10 & 11 February 2015
The Fresh Produce Safety Centre will be visiting Hawke’s Bay in February 2016. Two events are being held to bring together key stakeholders in the local fresh produce industries.

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Save the date: Verification testing workshop at Sydney Markets Plaza

1 March 2016
The area of verification testing is a crucial, yet complex one. The FPSC is running a professional development event, The latest on verification testing – Soil, water, produce and equipment, to address and clarify issues around verification testing.

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