MIA is an investor in the New Zealand Food Safety, Science and Research Centre (NZFSSRC), providing funding for the support of the centre and red meat focused food safety science research. The role of the NZFSSRC is to undertake R&D to protect and enhance New Zealand’s reputation for world-leading food safety with current projects around Capability Mapping and Refresh of the Process Hygiene Index.
A new initiative of the New Zealand Food Safety Science and Research Centre (NZFSSRC) is the development of an Emerging Risk Identification System (ERIS) for the Food Sector, to provide a systematic approach to identifying food safety risks for New Zealand. MIA is a member of the ERIS team and is helping to fund its development over the next two years alongside Dairy, Horticulture, Poultry and others.
ERIS Monthly Brief September 2021