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Australia is building its roadmap to halve food waste by 2030. Fight Food Waste CRC's Mark Barthel and the Australian Food Cold Chain Council's Dr Greg Picker speak to Doris Prodanovic about how the industry can help minimise fresh food waste in the cold chain.
27 May 2020
The public release of the new 'A study of waste in the cold food chain and opportunities for improvement' by its sponsors, the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment, and Refrigerants Australia gave the AFCCC the opportunity to issue a wake-up call, demanding an urgent response by governments and businesses. The AFCCC's call for action by government and industry to take action to improve cold chain standards has resulted in good exposure in a number of industry trade magazines and websites, as well as in public media.
Read the original story and the publicity generated:
February 2020 Climate Control News February 2020
Pledge to cut food waste due to poor refrigeration – Decision reached at Montreal Protocol meeting in Rome, attended by AFCCC Chairman Mark Mitchell and Executive Director Dr Greg Picker
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14 August 2018 Climate Control News August 2018
Cold Chain monitoring to reduce waste. A summary of the paper delivered at the APEC Food Waste Summit in Vietnam in June 2018
22 May 2018
The UK Government has released consultation documents on its draft Clean Air Strategy 2018.
Fuel duty rates and their potential impact on innovative refrigerated transport technologies are among consultation areas intended to transform HVAC infrastructure to try and tackle air pollution.
In April 2018, AFCCC Chairman Mark Mitchell was interviewed about food waste in the cold chain on Radio Adelaide 101.5.
This is an excellent summary of AFCCC's motives and is recommended listening.
The interview introduction: 'When it comes to food waste, we often think about the waste that occurs at a consumer level, but there’s an even bigger problem in our supply chain. Barometer’s Kirrilee Hay speaks with Mark Mitchell, Chair of the newly-established Australian Food Cold Chain Council about the importance of ensuring food safety in our cold chain.'
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