Useful summary of the role of refrigeration in the cold chain and the wastage with no refrigeration
The International Institute of Refrigeration released this short summary at COP 26 in Glasgow, explaining the relationship of refrigeration to food safety, and is an excellent summary of the role of refrigeration in the cold chain.
AFCCC in top speaker line-up for cold chain traceability event 7 October – register now
AFCCC chairman Mark Mitchell points to a mounting background of community pressure about the economic costs and environmental damage attributed to cold chain system vulnerability and encourges involvement in this important industry briefing session.
National Food Waste Strategy is first major roadmap to reducing Australia's high rate of food waste
Australia's Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environmental Management, the Hon Trevor Evans, has launched the National Food Waste Strategy Feasibility Study, as a first step towards a substantial reduction in the country's food waste. The study has been applauded by AFCCC chairman Mark Mitchell who has pledged his Council's support for FIAL, the organisation driving the food waste campaign.
The Australian Food Cold Chain Council, established in August, 2017, is Australia's first advocacy group to improve compliance and standards in the handling of food at all levels of the cold chain. It is affiliated with the Global Food Cold Chain Council.
Australia's leaders of the cold chain industry, covering manufacturing, food transport, refrigeration and cold chain services are determined to be part of the solution to food wastage and its environmental damage.