Linda Harris travels to Australia for Food Safety presentations

Dr. Linda Harris

(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?