Quality Assurance

Effects of methyl bromide treatment on stonefruit quality

In this project we investigate the impact of current disinfestation protocol under airfreight simulation conditions on peach and nectarine quality

Food safety culture delivers safer fresh produce

Organisational culture is hard to pinpoint, however, intrinsically most of us know if an organisation, institution, or business is a good place to work. We know if 'this is the right thing to do'.

Freshcare food safety & quality (part 4)

  Getting involved in Freshcare
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Freshcare food safety & quality (part 3)

  Harmonised Australian Retailer Produce Scheme (HARPS)—the driver for change
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Freshcare food safety & quality (part 2)

Freshcare benchmarking to the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI)
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Freshcare food safety & quality

Freshcare was developed by the fresh produce industry in response to the need for a practical, cost effective, industry–focussed food safety program.
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Fresh Produce Safety Centre

The Fresh Produce Safety Centre (FPSC) continues to go from strength to strength, providing food safety research, education and outreach for the fresh produce industry in Australia and New Zealand.
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Export: cherries vs milk powder

We are all aware of how long it takes to gain market access in order to export a particular fruit or vegetable to an overseas destination.
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What is Freshcare?

Freshcare is the foundation that underpins food safety compliance for most Australian fresh produce businesses. Freshcare provides the knowledge, support and verification mechanisms to assist participating businesses deliver safe food to the marketplace each and every day.
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Importance of QA standards

Recent food safety scares in Australia involving Hepatitis A in imported berries have outlined the importance of quality assurance standards in the fruit and vegetable industries.
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Fresh Produce Safety Centre—addressing food safety issues

The Fresh Produce Safety Centre (FPSC) has two research projects and plenty of useful information for growers, packers, supply chain and QA professionals in Australia and NZ.
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QA Harmonisation—close (part 2)

Impact on grower businesses (continued from last month)
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