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  • Apply for alternative techniques

    23 July 2021

    PrimeSafe licensees can use alternative techniques to those described in the Australian and Victorian Food Safety Standards, as long they can demonstrate the food produced is equally as safe. Dry ageing, cold smoking and high-pressure processing are examples of alternative techniques.

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    • PrimeSafe and Agriculture Victoria Statement - Pet Meat Investigation

      21 July 2021

      The PrimeSafe and Agriculture Victoria investigation into the cluster of dogs with liver disease in Gippsland has identified indospicine as the cause of liver failure.

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      • PrimeSafe Media Statement - Dog Liver Disease Cluster

        16 July 2021

        PrimeSafe recognises the distressing situation for the owners of dogs impacted by the liver disease cluster in Gippsland.

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        • PrimeSafe 2021-22 Fees

          25 June 2021

          Updated PrimeSafe 2021-22 fees apply for licences from 1 July 2021.

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          • PrimeSafe - Victoria COVID Restriction Updates

            28 May 2021

            Further information on PrimeSafe's function during the 7-day lock-down taken effective from 27 May 2021 Midnight to 3 June 2021 as advised from Victorian Government.

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            • PrimeSafe eNews 13 now available

              10 May 2021

              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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              • PrimeSafe Licences and Information are Online

                28 April 2021

                PrimeSafe licences are moving online, with PrimeSafe launching an online Licence Portal on its website at the end of April. PrimeSafe will initially concentrate on supporting the licensees who need to renew their licences before 30 June 2021, to ensure they can start using the PrimeSafe Licence Portal at this renewal. Read more about the PrimeSafe Licence Portal

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                • Harvesting Kangaroo for Human Consumption

                  28 April 2021

                  From 28 January 2021, kangaroo can be harvested in Victoria for human consumption, provided it is processed at PrimeSafe licensed game meat processing facility. Read more about the requirements to harvest kangaroos

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                  • Changes to Allergen Labelling

                    28 April 2021

                    On 25 February 2021, The Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code was amended to introduce new requirements for labelling of allergens.

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                    • PrimeSafe eNews 12

                      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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