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Sponsorship Prospectus for the Fresh Produce Safety Conference 2021 – available now

The Sponsorship Prospectus for the 2021 Fresh Produce Safety Conference is available now.
The Fresh Produce Safety Conference will be held in Sydney and online on 18 August 2021. Themed Future Directions for Produce Safety, the conference brings together key industry professionals to explore issues and research around fresh produce food safety.
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Foodbank streamlines food relief efforts

AU – Produce Plus Magazine: Seattle-based iFoodDS teamed up with Foodbank to implement its Disposition feature, which allows retail distribution centres and suppliers to collaborate and donate products to Foodbank.
The technology speeds up the donation process, resulting in extended shelf life, reduced operational costs for suppliers and increased donations. More

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Seeking Director Nominations

The Fresh Produce Safety Centre Ltd (FPSC Ltd) is an industry-led, not-for-profit company established to enhance fresh produce safety across Australia and New Zealand. The Centre brokers connections and collaborations with global leaders in fresh produce to build industry capacity and capability that delivers safer fresh produce to consumers through innovation, knowledge and leadership.
FPSC Ltd is seeking nominations to fill one Board vacancy, from an Australian-domiciled person. This is a voluntary role, to become effective from 25 November 2020. The Board meets four times per year  –  usually twice by teleconference.
Candidates should have a sound knowledge of the fresh produce industry and experience in governance and financial management.
Skillset to include one or more of food safety, innovation and technology, funds procurement and global fresh produce networks.
Interested candidates need to complete the Director Nomination Form and return to no later than 5pm Monday 2 November 2020.
Further information on the Fresh Produce Safety Centre can be found at or by contacting Emma Walters at

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