Strengthened powers will enable authorities to hold food at the border if there are reasonable grounds to suspect it possesses a serious risk to human health.
The Fresh Produce Safety Centre Australia & New Zealand (FPSC) is pleased to welcome AUSVEG as a Gold level supporter of the Centre.
Fresh produce businesses have the opportunity to enhance their understanding of food safety issues and of ways to add value to their business at a workshop being held in Hobart.
The Queensland government has launched its ad safety campaign to tackle the high injury and fatality rates in agriculture.
Grain growers are being encouraged to implement strategies to ensure harvest 2016 is a safe one.
A champion of good health and safety for farmers is being sought by the Primary Industries Health and Safety Partnership (PIHSP), with expressions of interest now being called for the position of Independent Chair.
Farmers are being called on to tap into the Be Quad Safe website to claim up to $1200 in rebates on quad bike operator protection devices (OPDs), side-by-side (SSV) and other alternate vehicles.
Victorian farmers who buy rollover protection for their quad bike or an alternative work vehicle will be eligible to claim a rebate from 1 September 2016 thanks to the Victorian Government’s $6 million subsidy scheme.