Melbourne, Victoria: PMA Australia-New Zealand Ltd (PMA A-NZ) has announced a new Food Safety Training program for the fresh produce industry, with Head of Food Safety, Deon Mahoney developing and delivering bespoke food safety training on a range of speciality food safety concerns across the fresh produce industry.
Mahoney, who has over 30 years’ experience across a wide range of food safety disciplines will work with fresh produce organisations to ensure best practices are instilled within the organisations, creating an overall safe food environment for businesses and consumers alike.
PMA A-NZ’s experience in food safety management and our ongoing scrutiny of regulatory developments, industry trends, and emerging food safety issues enables PMA Australia New Zealand to create relevant training and knowledge development packages that meet the precise needs of members.
“This is an opportunity for fresh produce organisations to provide up-to-date information to their food health and safety teams, as well as ensuring greater industry food safety standards, in a costly and time efficient manner. We’re looking forward to working with businesses to enhance the overall preparedness for food safety crisis”, said Mahoney about the program.
The bespoke training courses will be delivered as a range of training modules and PMA A-NZ are able to tailor individual units to meet organisational needs. This can provide an efficient training solution and provide cost-effective professional development opportunities business across the supply chain.
The program typically covers generic food safety topics, such as establishing food safety programs, environmental monitoring, cleaning and sanitation, process control, pest control; overlaid with a focus on specific fresh products.
To find out more information download the brochure or contact Deon directly: [email protected]
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