Elizabeth Frankish

About Elizabeth Frankish

University of Tasmania
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Strengthening food safety through data and risk assessment

  In consultation with APAL, microbiologist Elizabeth Frankish has put together a short survey about current packhouse practices to inform her research and work developing a microbial risk-assessment model for the apple and pear industry. The survey will help identify which forms of specific control are most effective, and is part of a broader characterisation of [...]

Minimising food safety risk in the packhouse

Microbiologist Elizabeth Frankish is undertaking a project to assist growers and packers to minimise food safety risk by developing tools to help better understand and assess where microbial risk lies. Here she provides an update on the progress of the project. The aims of this research are to improve understanding of potential risks from foodborne [...]

By |January 9th, 2019|Hygiene and food safety|

Reducing food safety risk in pack houses

Researcher Elizabeth Frankish reports on the project she has begun to identify where food safety risks occur in apple production and to develop a code of practice to help growers, packers and others along the supply chain minimise those risks. Protective clothing is worn to prevent contamination from food handlers. Apples and pears [...]

By |August 1st, 2017|Hygiene and food safety|