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Literature Review on Foodborne Transmission of COVID-19 - March 2020

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COVID-19 Hand-washing Poster - March 2020

United Fresh Hand-washing Poster - March 2020

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COVID-19 Prevention and Handwashing Poster

COVID-19 (Cornoavirus) Prevention and Handwashing Poster

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Methyl Bromide Update - November 2019

Methyl Bromide Update - November 2019

 

In April 2019, the Stakeholders in Methyl Bromide Reduction Inc. (STIMBR) requested a reassessment of the proposed Regulatory Controls (Controls) for Methyl Bromide (MB) that were due to occur on January 1st, 2020.  The EPA has begun a reassessment of the Approval for MB, as the EPA has determined that previously used models currently require reassessment due to incorrect assumptions. This reassessment is expected to be complete in early 2020.

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Country of Origin of Food Act April 2019

Country of Origin of Food Act April 2019

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).

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Food safety culture in good shape but more to do - April 2019

“Food safety culture in good shape but more to do” April 2019

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.

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Listeria Information Update - November 2018

Listeria Information Update - November 2018

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United Fresh - Blockchain Myth or Reality? - September 2018

United Fresh - Blockchain Myth or Reality? - September 2018

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United Fresh NZ Inc. Traceability within the Domestic Fresh Produce Industry of NZ June 2018

Experiences of Traceability within the Domestic Fresh Produce Industry of New Zealand

June 2018

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...

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  • 11 Oct 2019

    Sustainable Farming Fund (SFF) Traceability Project - Milestone 5 Update

    Our SFF Traceability project is looking to assist members and the entire value-chain by providing some understanding on how internal Traceability systems can be improved and external Traceability systems can become more robust and streamlined.

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  • 24 Jun 2019

    FPSC A-NZ 2019 Conference

    United Fresh Technical Advisory Group Representative Anne-Marie Arts will be presenting an update on the Sustainable Farming Fund Traceability Project.

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  • 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).

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  • 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.

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  • 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. 

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