Testing Requirements and Frequency for Freshcare Food Safety Standards

Find the latest Freshcare Food Safety testing requirements and frequency below. Please subscribe to our newsletter here and check our website regularly for the most up-to-date information. Maximum Residue Limit (MRL) Testing: The Freshcare Food Safety & Quality Standard requires each participating business to complete a multi-screen test that includes

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Freshcare in Focus – July 2022

Check out our Freshcare in Focus May 2022 for updates on Berry Quest and Assurance Essentials. Also featured in this month’s update include Greater Recognition for Growers’ Environmental Stewardship; Sustainable Winegrowing Australia Case Studies and Resources; Qld Hort Producers Net Rewards from Expanded Program; Hunter Region and Sydney Basin AgVet Chemical Cleanup

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Freshcare in Focus – June 2022

Check out our Freshcare in Focus June 2022 for Hort Connections Prize Winners and Thank You to Industry. Also featured in this month’s update include Smart Farms Virtual Field Day; Reminder on Testing Requirements and Frequency for Food Safety Standards; Freshcare Technical Steering Committees; Register Your Interest in Assurance Essentials Industry Training;

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Freshcare in Focus – May 2022

Check out our Freshcare in Focus May 2022 for updates on GFSI Supply Chain 2 Update and GFSI Integrity Assessment. Also featured in this month’s update include Win Prizes with Freshcare at Hort Connections; Protecting Freshcare Materials for Program Participants; Understanding Freshcare fees and the costs of Certification; Freshcare CEO Jane Siebum Visits

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The Value of Freshcare @ Hort Connections 2022

The horticulture industry’s biggest annual event, Hort Connections is almost here! Freshcare Prizes, Gifts & Online Game! For the week of Hort Connections we are running three prize competitions for you and your business! Come by our booth and play our new interactive game “Sure Thing” and enter our daily

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South East Queensland AgVet Chemical Cleanup – Reminder to register by Friday 13 May

To assist farmers and other agvet chemical users impacted by the recent floods, Agsafe, in collaboration with Qld Department of Environment and Science, is enabling an extraordinary ChemClear run through SE Qld. As with other ChemClear campaigns, agricultural chemical holders will need to pre-register.  Please click on this link or

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Freshcare in Focus – April 2022

Check out our Freshcare in Focus April 2022 for updates on Freshcare’s Industry-First Initiative for Hort Connections 2022. Also featured in this month’s update include Why Chemical Management is Critical to Your Business; Freshcare Strategic Initiative: Foundation Standard; World Day for Safety and Health; Give Your Feedback for GFSI; Monthly Reminder

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Freshcare Feature: Why is Chemical Management Critical to Your Business?

Why Manage Chemicals?  Chemical management on farm and in the supply chain is not just limited to agricultural chemicals, but also includes cleaning and maintenance of chemicals and fuels. The establishment of a chemical management program is not just to prevent contamination of fresh produce, but also addresses other key

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Freshcare in Focus – March 2022

Check out our Freshcare in Focus March 2022 for updates on Freshcare seeking expressions of interest to develop and provide a digitally enabled, user-friendly customer journey that facilitates compliance with horticultural standards.  Also featured in this month’s update includes Wine Industry Update; Small Business Month Event Recap; Freshcare Strategic Initiative: Commodity

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Weekly Update – Natural Disaster Resources 30th March 2022

Freshcare understands that a lot of Australians are going through tough times at the moment. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of resources for our regional communities to access on this weeks update. Natural Disaster Relief Flood Relief for NSW, Queensland and Victoria residents. If you’re being affected by an active

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