15 January 2019
Australian Meat Regulators Group has released a Guideline that includes changes relating to the provision for recognition of the equivalence of alternative technique procedures.
20 November 2018
This edition features food safety of ready to eat meats, announcement of PrimeSafe's free food safety program for retail butcher shops, game meat licensing and licence renewal.
19 October 2018
Information on the recently released PrimeSafe game meat approval and licences are now available on our website.
11 September 2018
This edition features alternative techniques, animal welfare, sheep traceability - NLIS tags, poultry mince and safe seafood storage.
8 June 2018
Click on read more to view PrimeSafe's Processing Minced Meat Guideline (May 2018).
25 May 2018
This edition includes articles on audits, the updated Reduced Audit Program, Country of Origin Labelling, shelf life labelling, bivalve shellfish biotoxins and reminders on licence renewals and the upcoming forum in June 2018.
24 May 2018
The Minister for Agriculture has advised PrimeSafe of changes to legislation that prescribe wild deer as game meat that may result in the expansion of the Victorian game meat industry.
PrimeSafe Direction for PrimeSafe Victorian Wildcatch (Abalone) and Victorian Wildcatch (Crustaceans) licence holders
21 May 2018
The Minister for Agriculture has announced that the handling of live abalone or live rock lobster would be exempt from PrimeSafe licensing requirements from 1 July 2018. PrimeSafe licence holders of a Victorian Wildcatch (Abalone) licence or Victorian Wildcatch (Crustaceans) licence have recently been mailed a PrimeSafe Direction notice with their renewal notice.
22 March 2018
The Australian Government has introduced a new country of origin food labelling system. Implementation of the new system commences on 1 July 2018. Under the new system, country of origin food labelling requirements are regulated by Australian consumer law.
20 February 2018
This edition features articles on allergens and meat and seafood transportation (Meat Transport Vehicles – MTVs).