AMPC and Curtin Uni combat food-borne disease

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Sep 24, 2018

AMPC has teamed up with Curtin University’s School of Molecular and Life Sciences to tackle the $1.2 billion economic impact of food-borne diseases by developing a simple, efficient and more accurate genetic test that signals the presence of pathogens through a simple colour indicator.

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Topics: meat science, research, AMPC, red meat, Awards, innovation

Australia’s red meat industry supports sector review

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Sep 14, 2018

The Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC) welcomes the announcement by the Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, the Hon. David Littleproud MP, to review the nation’s rural innovation sector.

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Topics: AMPC, red meat, research, government, innovation

2019 Science & Innovation Awards Grant

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Sep 12, 2018

Are you a young agricultural scientist, innovator or researcher with a big idea to help improve the sustainability and efficiency of the red meat processing sector?

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Topics: Awards, Grants, ABARES, red meat, AMPC, research, meat science

Australian Rural Leadership Program - Course 26

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Sep 12, 2018

Do you know an emerging leader in the red meat processing industry who is looking to take their leadership capability to the next level?

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Topics: AMPC, ARLP, Scholarships, innovation, leadership, training

AMPC funds new method to reduce E.coli in beef

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Aug 29, 2018

A new method to reduce E. coli and potential pathogenic bacteria in beef is this week undergoing further testing at the JBS abattoir at Scone, New South Wales.

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Topics: red meat, innovation, beef, research, MLA, AMPC, meat science

International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST) 2018 Recap

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Aug 23, 2018

Last week, the city of Melbourne hosted the 64th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST), one of the most important annual events on the meat industry calendar. 

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Topics: ICoMST, beef, meat science, research, sheep, lamb, red meat, innovation, 2018

LambEx 2018 Recap

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Aug 17, 2018

AMPC had the opportunity to attend the 2018 LambEx conference in Perth last week, alongside our exhibition partners AMIC, MINTRAC and AUS-MEAT. It was great to work alongside these important industry bodies, sharing some of our research highlights and facilitating valuable conversations with AMPC and AMIC members about industry issues.

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Topics: AMPC, red meat, agriculture, lambex2018, lamb, sheep, 2018, mintrac, ausmeat, AMIC

Nominations open for 2018 Eddie Andriessen Award

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Aug 1, 2018

Nominations are now open for the 2018 Eddie Andriessen Award, recognising significant contribution to Meat Inspection and Quality Assurance (MI&QA) in Australia in areas such as R&D, training or professional development of meat safety/QA personnel in the Australian meat industry.

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Topics: mintrac, AMPC, Awards

'Meat Industry Essentials' online training videos

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Jul 12, 2018

AMPC and MINTRAC have recently completed work on a series of short, sharp online videos which can be used by red meat processing companies and trainers to support induction, careers promotion, commencement of training, and refresher training. The videos are now available in five different languages (Korean, Chinese, Vietnamese, Filipino and Portuguese).

Each video is accompanied by worksheets, also available in multiple languages (contact MINTRAC at mintrac@mintrac.com.au). 

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Topics: training, mintrac, beef, sheep, lamb, AMPC, red meat, animal welfare

MINTRAC Meat Micro Workshop 2018

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Apr 23, 2018

If you’re interested in upskilling your knowledge on microbiological meat testing, be sure to register to attend MINTRAC’s Meat Micro workshop in Wagga Wagga from May 24-25.

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Topics: AMPC, mintrac, training, workshop

Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) signed and set to be ratified

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Mar 13, 2018
The Australian red meat industry is set to benefit from the new Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) that has recently been signed on March 8, 2018 in Santiago, Chile by the trade ministers of the eleven countries party to the agreement.
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Topics: TPP, trade, AMPC, red meat, 2018

Maddison Corlett wins AMPC Award at 2018 Science and Innovation Awards

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Mar 13, 2018

We are pleased to announce that Murdoch University PhD student, Maddison Corlett, has recently taken home the AMPC Award at the 2018 Science and Innovation Awards, hosted by the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources.

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Topics: meat science, lamb, innovation, 2018, ABARES