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AU: Symbio Laboratories joins the drive for fresh produce safety

Symbio Laboratories has become a proud supporter of the Fresh Produce Safety Centre Australia & New Zealand as a Bronze level supporter.

David Phillips, CEO of Symbio Laboratories said, “As a proponent of ensuring that Australia continues to produce and supply the highest quality fresh produce domestically, and in the global marketplace, Symbio Laboratories is proud to support the FPSC in its mission to provide the industry with the information it needs to enhance the safety and quality of fruit and vegetables”

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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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Fresh Produce Safety Conference 2016 provides something for everyone

The Fresh Produce Safety Conference, Innovation in fresh food safety, held at the University of Sydney on 10 August once again proved the value to industry of this annual event.

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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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AU: Salmonella traced to one farm in the Northern Territory

PMA A-NZ: The Australian melon industry welcomes the news that the source of the current Salmonella outbreak has been traced to one farm in the Northern Territory. The farm has commenced a voluntary recall of the fruit.

Consumers can be assured that rockmelons now on the retail shelves are not affected by the recall and are safe to purchase and consume.

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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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AU/NZ: Conference to address global food safety advances

The Fresh Produce Safety Centre is delighted that Dr Trevor Suslow will be delivering the keynote address at this year’s Fresh Produce Safety Conference on 10 August in Sydney.
‘With the conference focusing on innovation in fresh food safety, Dr Suslow’s address on Global technology advances in food safety will give the audience a world view on what is new and on the horizon that could benefit their business,’ said FPSC Chair, Michael Worthington.

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Australian Research Council to fund important food safety projects in fresh produce industry through University of Sydney and Fresh Produce Safety Centre

FPSC: Professor Robyn McConchie and other researchers from the Faculty of Agriculture and Environment at the University of Sydney received a $2.2 million Australian Research Council Industrial Transformation Training Centre grant [...]

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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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