Posts from the "Past Events" category


2017 Conference

The fourth annual Fresh Produce Safety Conference, with the theme Science + Culture = Safe Food, was held at the University of Sydney on Wednesday August 9 2017.

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AU: PMA A-NZ science and technology TECH EVENT

PMA A-NZ: PMA Australia-New Zealand is excited to hold its first TECH EVENT on 5th July at Melbourne Markets, Epping to explore new business technology. The morning-only event will show case a number of key developments that leading businesses are adopting to manage production, packing and transactions, providing safer, more transparent and efficient supply chains.

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NZ: New Zealand fruit and vegetable industry collaborate on food safety

Last month QA and technical staff from New Zealand horticultural businesses met up to work on improving the value businesses can achieve from chemical and microbial verification testing of fruit and veg.

Presenters from Countdown, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), AsureQuality and the Fresh Produce Safety Centre Australia & New Zealand (FPSC) ensured a wide variety of perspectives.

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Masterclass: Building capability and safety in fresh produce; Hobart AU

A masterclass was hosted in Hobart on 30 November 2016 by two food safety research centres— the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture Food Safety Centre, and the Fresh Produce Safety Centre Australia & New Zealand.

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AU/NZ: FPSC professional development event hits the mark

The Fresh Produce Safety Centre’s professional development event at Melbourne Markets focused on the latest in chemical and microbial testing issues, providing attendees with extra resources and knowledge to help them make better decisions and get the greatest value from their testing dollar.

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AU: Register now for Melbourne Markets Professional Development Event: Fresh Produce Testing for Food Safety

12 October 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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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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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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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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