(From the Postharvest Technology Center newsletter)
Dr. Linda Harris was invited to participate in an International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) affiliate program that was part of the Australian Institute of Food Science Technology (AIFST) annual meeting in Sydney. Following the meeting, Dr. Harris participated in AIFST branch meetings in Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, and Adelaide. Dr. Harris participated in a two-day tour of the Australian almond industry, which included visits to three different processing facilities. Presentations to Australian groups included key food safety topics such as:
Microbial food safety and Californias almond industry
Microbial food safety of culinary herbs
Low moisture foods food safety challenges and opportunities
Global trends in food safety
Consumer trust, technology and the food industry is there a disconnect?