• 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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    • 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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        • Media Statement

          3 May 2020

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

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          • COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Awareness

            24 March 2020

            The COVID-19 outbreak is a public health incident with community public health controls issued by the Chief Health Officer. These controls impact the community and meat and seafood businesses. Click the Read More button for PrimeSafe's COVID-19 Awareness fact sheet. PrimeSafe has duty of care to health and safety of our staff, auditors and licensees. Any visitors who have symptoms of COVID-19 such as a runny nose, sneezing, fever, cough, sore throat or headache or who have travelled overseas in the last 14 days should not attend the PrimeSafe office. Instead phone PrimeSafe on (03) 9685 7333 to have your query attended to.

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            • AMRG Guideline 2020:1- Alternative techniques guideline

              20 March 2020

              AMRG has released Guideline 2020:1- Alternative techniques guideline

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              • Survey of Licensee Information Preferences 2020

                13 March 2020

                PrimeSafe is seeking to enhance communication with licensees and has contracted Wallis Market and Social Research to conduct an independent phone survey to determine your preferences.

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                • Primesafe Discussion Paper – Licensing Vehicle Based Meat Processing Facilities

                  20 December 2019

                  The Primary Industries Legislative Amendment Act (PILA) 2019 passed through Victorian Parliament in October 2019 and commences on 1 February 2020. The passing of PILA has implications for PrimeSafe, stakeholders and industry. PrimeSafe has released a discussion paper open for consultation. Written submissions are due to PrimeSafe 5pm Monday 20 January 2020.

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                  • PrimeSafe eNews 9 now available

                    29 November 2019

                    This edition covers seafood safety, using potable water, the Vic Bag Ban, food safety programs, Kangaroos for pet food and a reminder on licence renewals for 2020.

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                    • Kangaroo Harvesting Program

                      1 October 2019

                      The Kangaroo Harvesting Program (KHP) began in Victoria on 1 October 2019 to enable commercial harvesting of kangaroos in Victoria. Read more for more information.

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