There has been an alarming growth in food recalls in Australia: 106 recalls took place in 2018-19, compared with 81 in 2017-18 and 61 in 2016-17. A provider of food safety certification and training is pointing to weak supply chain management as a primary cause and is urging food manufacturers and retailers to put in … Continue reading Six ways food manufacturers can reduce risks through supply chains
SAI Global audits thousands of food retailers and manufacturers annually to ensure they comply with global food safety standards, and trains thousands of Australian food handlers annually on food safety through its tailored training, public courses and webinars. Its certification process ensures that businesses are adequately protected against risks and hazards in the food supply … Continue reading Food fraud a real risk for Australian food brands
A food safety certification and training organisation says failures in food safety – such as contaminated foods, adulterated ingredients and the presence of un-labelled allergens – can have serious, even life-threatening, consequences, and more needs to be done to positively impact customer safety in these areas. SAI Global has audited thousands of food manufacturers to … Continue reading 7 risks in the food supply chain that compromise customer safety
A food safety certification and training organisation says the record spike in food recalls within Australia – up 45 per cent in 2018, compared with 2017 – is more than just back luck. It is likely a result of poor training, poor controls, and a lack of accountability – or a more concerning underlying problem … Continue reading Recalls on the rise: five signs of a lagging food safety culture
The annual Asia Pacific Food Safety Conference (formerly the Australian HACCP Conference) will return for its 26th year on 20 August, with tickets available from 8 May. The conference brings together food safety professionals in Australia and local and international speakers to explore emerging food safety risks and discuss how the industry is meeting the … Continue reading Tickets released for Australian food safety event
SAI Global have announced a new qualification for food industry professionals that ensures Australian food industry professionals will have the necessary training that can assist them develop a clear career path.