Freshcare has developed the following resources to highlight additional measures that may need to be considered to ensure businesses remain focused on delivering safe, quality fresh produce throughout the supply chain.
FACT SHEET: Food safety & quality incident management - additional measures during adverse events.
This factsheet highlights areas your business should focus on during the COVID-19 pandemic such as:
DOWNLOAD THE FACT SHEET: Food safety & quality incident management - additional measures during adverse events.
FORM: Food Safety & Quality Form: F10 Food Safety Instructions Insert - Health Declaration (COVID-19).
Freshcare has developed this additional form to help you induct workers and visitors entering your site, and highlight restrictions in place in response to COVID-19.
Maintaining Certification During Extraordinary Circumstances
Freshcare has provided guidance to Certification Bodies on options and requirements for audit rescheduling, deferment and certificate extension, specific to businesses whose certification may expire during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Businesses due for audit in the coming weeks should:
As Certification Bodies are currently handling a large volume of enquiries, we ask that you please be patient, as they prioritise replies according to audit due date. We recommend that where possible enquires to Certification Bodies at this time should be directed via email.
Please note: adjustments made to audit scheduling during this time will not be reflected in changes to certification anniversary month for certified businesses.
This website has been partly funded by Hort Innovation, using the macadamia research and development levy and contributions from the Australian Government.