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  • PrimeSafe eNews 12 now available

    10 December 2020

    PrimeSafe eNews is an electronic newsletter to inform PrimeSafe licensees about the latest risks and trends, and how regulation is accommodating these. It also provides updates on best practice in the management of food safety.

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    • Licence renewal due for some categories

      8 December 2020

      PrimeSafe mailed renewals for retail butcher shops and seafood wholesalers, processor and retail licences last month. The following licence categories were sent renewals in November

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      • Managing Listeria

        8 December 2020

        The bacterium Listeria monocytogenes (LM) is widely distributed in the environment including soil, surface and spring water, animals, sewage and manure. It can cause serious, potentially fatal illness.

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        • Introduction to Food Safety Culture

          8 December 2020

          PrimeSafe licensees must ensure the meat and seafood they harvest, produce, transport and sell is safe to eat. You must handle, prepare and store food in a way to prevent food-borne illness – this is known as food safety. Temperature control, good manufacturing practices, cleaning and sanitation are important to food safety.

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          • PrimeSafe eNews 11

            11 September 2020

            This eNews 11 edition covers; Maintaining Food Safety during COVID-19, Licensee Survey Feedback, Food Safety Programs and VFA Small Scale Wildcatch Trial.

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            • Victoria COVID-19 Information

              31 August 2020

              Information from the Victorian government on COVIDSafe plans and updates of COVID19.

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              • Yarra Valley Water Supply Advice

                28 August 2020

                There has been a major issue regarding the supply of potable water to a number of suburbs across Melbourne. This only affects customers of Yarra Valley Water.

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                • PrimeSafe 2020-21 Fees and Licence Renewals

                  15 May 2020

                  Updated PrimeSafe 2020-21 fees apply for licences from 1 July 2020. PrimeSafe are currently posting licence renewal packs for all licences expiring 30 June 2020.

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                  • Media Statement

                    3 May 2020

                    PrimeSafe has issued a statement about COVID-19 at a Victorian meat processing facility

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                    • PrimeSafe Office Closure for MTV inspections and paper applications

                      22 April 2020

                      PrimeSafe advises during COVID19 Stage 3 restrictions, all licence applications must be submitted online from the website and that inspections for compliance will be conducted virtually or by a Third Party Auditing Body.

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