Peru approves sale of Save Foods treatment solutions for fresh produce in country

PERU – Peru’s Ministry of Agricultural Development and Irrigation has approved the sale of Save Foods, an agri-food tech company, agricultural solutions in the country. Using its proprietary eco products, Save Foods cuts waste by protecting fresh produce from decay and microbial contamination. Its treatment has proven to be effective at reducing produce loss for dozens of partners and is…

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Australia launches surveillance program to shield citrus industry from pathogens

AUSTRALIA – The Australian government through a collaborative effort has launched a program called CitrusWatch to protect the Australian citrus industry against pathogens and pests. The program aims to provide expanded surveillance, industry training, new risk assessment and modelling, and higher levels of governance and collaboration. Funded by Hort Innovation through various levies and with contributions from the Australian government,…

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FSSAI to train street food vendors in India’s West Zone on food safety standards

INDIA – The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has for the first time organized a training for India’s street food vendors in the interest of public health. Training will be given to street vendors in the west zone, covering Gandhinagar, Malleshwaram, Rajajinagar, Mahalakshmi Layout, Govindarajanagar and Chamarajpet Assembly segments. The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) stated that…

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