On the 3rd December 2018 the Consumers’ Right to Know (Country of Origin of Food) Act was passed. This Act will require fresh or frozen fruit, vegetables, meat, fish and seafood to have Country of Origin Labelling (CoOL).
This document is a brief summary of the New Zealand Food Safety and The Food Safety Assurance and Advisory Council research report on the culture of Food safety in New Zealand.
Sustainable Farming Fund - Literature Review - Powerpoint
Traceability is increasingly important in ensuring the safety of domestic and international food supply chains. Currently, Traceability in the New Zealand domestic fresh produce supply chain is not working to a common standard. Every produce supply chain in New Zealand varies in its management of internal Traceability and external Traceability, with external Traceability working well in some cases, or not at all in extreme situations...
Achieving effective internal and external traceability is an issue in fresh produce supply chains globally. Internal traceability relates to information concerning the production and process history of produce within a business or discrete business unit. External traceability describes product and process information that is shared between business partners as produce moves along the supply chain...
29 Oct 2018
United Fresh seeks Growers’ help for Traceability Survey
As you are aware, United Fresh was awarded a Sustainable Farming Fund project in June 2018, which is entitled “Effective Fresh Produce Traceability Systems” (Project 405482).
24 Sep 2018
Major Fresh Produce Traceability Project Underway in New Zealand
In light of the recent shocking Australian strawberry tampering event, the New Zealand produce industry is taking every action possible to reassure customers their safety systems are robust.
03 Jul 2018
United Fresh secures Sustainable Farming Fund for Traceability Project
We are pleased to announce work has begun on a three-year project to investigate traceability within the industry.