Posts from the "Events" category


2015 Australian HACCP Conference

18 November 2015
SAI Global: “Now in its twenty-second year, the Australian HACCP Conference is a must-attend event for every food safety professional. This year the conference will be held in Sydney NSW with a new format for the conference and the HACCP Awards.

Presenters will include a range of food safety specialists to share insights and inside information on industry trends, changes and forecasts.”

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AU/NZ: Fresh Produce Safety Conference resounding successs

12 August 2015
At the Fresh Produce Safety Centre Australia & New Zealand conference on 12 August 2015 at the University of Sydney, over 100 delegates heard a wide range of presentations on recent research findings on fresh produce safety from local and international researchers and industry speakers.

Titled Advancing research and outreach for safe, fresh food, the conference addressed the issues of microbial contamination of fresh berries and leafy greens, and three in-depth case studies that are relevant to the fresh produce industries in Australia and New Zealand.

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NZ: FPSC at HortNZ & Pipfruit NZ

July and August 2015
The Fresh Produce Safety Centre will contribute to two upcoming NZ events.

At the HortNZ Conference 27-29 July 2015 the FPSC will share exhibition booth 30 with PMA-ANZ. Please visit the booth to meet FPSC technology manager Richard Bennett and the PMA-ANZ team.

At the Pipfruit NZ Conference 5-7 August 2015, Richard Bennett will present a seminar and answer delegates’ questions on “Food safety as a driver of export growth”.

These events will be packed with information and discussion opportunities on making food safe, secure, and good business.

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Sponsorship opportunities now open for the Fresh Produce Safety Conference: 12 August 2015

7 May 2015
Sponsorship opportunities are now open for the second annual Fresh Produce Safety Conference. The Fresh Produce Safety Conference 2015: Advancing Research and Outreach for Safe, Fresh Food will be held on 12 August 2015 in Sydney. Sponsorship packages to the value of $1250 to $4500 are now available. Sponsors will gain industry-leader recognition for their support of fresh produce food safety research and outreach.

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Microbial contamination seminar by Dr Trevor Suslow (UC Davis) available for viewing online

25 March 2015
Dr Trevor Suslow, from UC Davis, and Board member of the Center for Produce Safety, presented a seminar on current issues in microbial contamination of horticultural produce at the University of Sydney on Friday 20 March at 11.00am. The seminar has kindly been made available by the University of Sydney, and is available for viewing online using Adobe Connect (free download).

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AU/US: Current issues in microbial contamination of horticultural produce

20 March 2015
Dr Trevor Suslow, from UC Davis, and Board member of the Center for Produce Safety, presented a seminar on current issues in microbial contamination of horticultural produce at the University of Sydney on Friday 20 March at 11.00am

A recording of the seminar is available for viewing using Adobe Connect.

Trevor has a PhD from UC Berkley and currently is an extension specialist in postharvest pathology and microbiology of perishable horticultural commodities and lightly-processed (fresh-cut) vegetables, the role of environmental and crop production practices on postharvest quality and safety of edible horticultural crops, microbial safety and disinfection of preharvest and postharvest water, and biologically-mediated controls of postharvest diseases and pathogens of human food safety concern.

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GS1 Recallnet: Half-day Information & Training Sessions

19 November 2014
GS1 Australia is hosting free information and optional training sessions on product recall using GS1 Recallnet. GS1 Recallnet is a secure, online portal used to streamline the recall and notification process.

The Melbourne event will focus on the Primary Grower / Producer and the challenges that a recall event brings to this sector.

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Working in Food? How to Prepare and Smash Your Next Site Audit!

19 September 2014
Exemplar Global: This free webinar is a must for Quality Managers working within the food sector. This short informative webinar with food consultant Dijana Green will make your next Food Audit the best to date.

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2014 CPS Symposium Key Learnings: 10 Lessons Learned

18 September 2014
Dr Bob Whitaker & Dr Jim Gorny from the Produce Marketing Association have provided a summary of 10 key lessons from the 2014 US Centre for Produce Safety (CPS) fifth annual reseach symposium.

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Fresh Produce Safety Conference scores top marks with delegates

21 August 2014
The Fresh Produce Safety Centre’s feedback survey from the Fresh Produce Safety Conference on 11 August 2014 indicated that the conference was relevant, useful and an excellent networking opportunity. Specifically, 94% of the 67 respondents either agreed or strongly agreed that the conference was relevant to their work, while 97% agreed or strongly agreed that the conference presentations were relevant or useful.

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