Communication

Food safety Guidelines

Food Safety Guidelines – New!

  The Fresh Produce Safety Centre (FPSC) is an industry-led organisation established in 2013 to enhance fresh produce food safety across Australia and New Zealand through research, outreach and education. Industry consultation by the FPSC identified the need to update …

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Managing insect contaminants in processed leafy vegetables: A best practice guide

Insects are potential contaminants of processed leafy vegetables. Pest and beneficial species, in both the juvenile and adult stages of their life cycles can become unwanted contaminants if they make their way from the field into the final packaged product …

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Pest and disease identification guides available

  NEW pest and disease identification guides are now available !                               Pests, Diseases and Disorders of Carrots, Celery and Parsley Pests, Diseases and Disorders of …

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Consumer videos on beneficial Beneficial insects

Videos Paul Gazzola: Insect pests in vegetables, Mornington Peninsula, Victiria Peter Schreurs: Lettuce at Devon Meadows, Victoria Stuart Grigg:  Broccoli at Werribee Victoria This project examined consumer attitudes to insect contamination of vegetables, and whether there is likely to be …

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On-farm power generation – options for vegetable growers

Australian vegetable growers are major electricity users, with electricity costing the average farm over $50,000 annually. This project provides accurate estimates of costs and returns for generating electricity on farm.

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