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Get up to speed on the basics of how to conduct a product recall, land earn where to go for help in the event of a product recall emergency.
Sydney, 22 February -  Today, Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) is announcing a new distribution partnership with Savannah Bio Systems in Australia, effective on 4 March 2019.
Flavour Creations was proud to represent Australian food innovation at the world's largest annual food and beverage trade exhibition, Gulfood, held in Dubai this month (February 17-21).
Consumers are reliant on the food manufacturing industry and their ability to safely produce quality food that is suitable for consumption. Consumers with food allergies, for example, rely heavily on the implementation of safe food handling and practices. In cases where food standards and safety is anything but perfect, it can potentially be life threating to a consumer. 
Move over kale: 2019 is all about celtuce - celery lettuce- also referred to as stem lettuce, Chinese lettuce, gingsun or wosun. The thick-stemmed vegetable is popular in both China and Taiwan.


Developing programs and procedures to address and mitigate the impact of these threats are time- and money-consuming. Although it is not an easy balance to do, organizations must understand that the costs of today are the savings of tomorrow.
The Artisanal Food and Beverage Project is reviewing the skills needed in these industries, identifying and aiming to fill gaps by developing new qualifications and skill sets.
Water is essential for life but in many cases is also a vehicle for human illness and even death. World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that contaminated drinking water causes 502,000 diarrhoeal deaths each year and at least 2 billion people consume and use drinking water contaminated with feces.
The next-generation diagnostic tool uses biological sensors to detect substances like lactose on the spot. It has potentially game-changing applications across food safety, environmental monitoring and human health.
As soon as food product engineer Nuno F. Soares learned that ISO 22000 for food safety management would be updated, he knew he wanted to write about it.
The wide range of opportunities in industry organizations can offer a glimpse into future career development or offer a learning experience that rounds out your professional repertoire.
You’ve been working, creating and building a food and drink business so you’d know that being across the latest food and drink trends can be the difference between having an impact or being irrelevant. And then there’s the competition to stay ahead of. Global foodies and consumers are embracing what’s hot, healthy and visibly appealing more than ever.
Ask any successful science of food professional and they will tell you networking has been a key part of advancing their career—with industry events and conferences providing some of the best opportunities to make lifelong connections.
Role of Food Science and Technology in Humanitarian Response


Webinar now available for public viewing and download.
On 28 June 2018, Mr Anthony Donnellan and Mr Nunzio Cristaudo from the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, provided a talk on the Australian Government’s Measurement Law Review and how it relates to the food industry.
Building Healthier Foods Portal is a new platform that connects you to trusted experts and consultants so you can make better business decisions and solve technical challenges.
From 1 July 2018, the Department of Agriculture and Water resources will be inspecting all imported food to ensure it complies with the new Country of Origin Labelling Information Standard 2016.
As a food importer, you are responsible for ensuring the imported food is safe and meets the mandatory allergen labelling requirements in the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.
I really am at a loss to understand the hate directed against sugar these days.  It is, after all, the body’s energy source of choice and an essential part of the human diet, either as saccharides or more complex carbohydrates.  I laugh, though, when my friends tell me they have quit sugar but have honey on toast for breakfast.
Words by Chris Preston, ComplyANZ

As we approach the zero hour for country of origin labelling, I hope you are starting to breathe a sigh of relief rather than descending into abject panic.  Whichever you may be feeling, it is worthwhile reviewing the data exercise that necessarily will accompany origin labelling into the foreseeable future. because the data is what substantiates your claim and can change far more rapidly than you can change labelling.