Dairy Industry – taking responsibility for food
safety
Helen Dornom
Dairy Australia
Food safety is not negotiable
Australia’s Dairy Industry
•

Australia’s third largest rural industry

•

$13 billion farm, manufacturing and export indu...
Potential Food Safety Issues

•Contaminants
•Pathogens
•Residues
•Toxins

•Animal Health
•Animal Welfare
•Environment
•Man...
Factory Food Safety
Programs
Pathogen Prevention Technologies
Temperature control
processing
storage
traceability
Cleaning...
Farm Food Safety Programs
Physical Contaminants
Chemical Contaminants
Microbiological Contaminants
Dairy Milking Premises
...
Verification

Auditing
Regulatory
Company

Customer
Monitoring and surveillance
Company testing
National survey (AMRA)
Exp...
Roles of Government Authorities in Australia

Department of
Agriculture

• Certify
Exports of dairy products and
provide o...
Food safety
starts here
But
systems
are
different
Farm Enterprise
Meat
Cull Cows

Milk

Reared for beef
Abattoirs

Vealers

Other

Replacements
Live Export

Calves

Animals...
DAIRY PRODUCT ENVIRONMENT
Government
& regulators

Policy
Makers

Health
Organisations

Education /
Academics
Scientists

...
The dairy industry brand
• Many components:
–
–
–
–

NRM
Animal health and welfare
Food safety
Employer skills and employe...
Can we afford not to keep up
with changes in
risks/technologies?
Whole Chain Approach
Consumers

Inputs

Farm

Manufacturing

Retail

Export
Profitability
Whole Chain Approach
Consumers

Export
Profitability
Challenges for food safety
Sustainability
- doing more with less
- food waste
Animal Health
Animal Welfare
Innovation and ...
An established framework
Sources
of risk

Verification

SELF ASSESSMENT

FOOD SAFETY
Contamination
Spoilage
Pathogens

ENV...
… how to select a manufacturer ?

Ethics

Added values
for strategic
suppliers

Chain quality

Product quality

Product sa...
Increasing scrutiny on major
food companies

• Oxfam reviewed “Big 10” food and beverage companies – “Behind
the Brands re...
Food Waste
• Australia – 3 - 4 Mt of food worth $5 to $8B
wasted annually; average household throws
away between $600 to $...
Need to continually adapt to understand
and manage food safety risks
Helen Dornom - Dairy Australia - Dairy Industry – taking responsibility for safety
Helen Dornom - Dairy Australia - Dairy Industry – taking responsibility for safety
Helen Dornom - Dairy Australia - Dairy Industry – taking responsibility for safety
Helen Dornom - Dairy Australia - Dairy Industry – taking responsibility for safety
Helen Dornom - Dairy Australia - Dairy Industry – taking responsibility for safety
Helen Dornom - Dairy Australia - Dairy Industry – taking responsibility for safety
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Helen Dornom, Manager - Sustainability, Dairy Australia delivered this presentation at the Food Regulations and Labelling Standards Conference.

Informa's annual Food Regulations and Labelling Standards Conference is now in its 15th year and continually provides a platform to discuss the ongoing issues in food policy

For more information about the event, please visit the conference website: http://www.informa.com.au/foodregs2013

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Helen Dornom - Dairy Australia - Dairy Industry – taking responsibility for safety

  1. 1. Dairy Industry – taking responsibility for food safety Helen Dornom Dairy Australia
  2. 2. Food safety is not negotiable
  3. 3. Australia’s Dairy Industry • Australia’s third largest rural industry • $13 billion farm, manufacturing and export industry producing over 9 billion litres annually • approx 6400 dairy farmers • Directly employs 43,000 people, indirectly 100,000 • $4 billion farm gate value, rural based industry, where 1 in 8 Australians live • Exports around 40 % of its production to over 100 countries earning $2.76 billion • Fourthd largest international dairy trader - with 7% of world dairy trade (NZ 37%, EU 31%, USA 11%) • Top 5 markets – China, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia • Major export products – cheese, milk powders, butter, milk (UHT)
  4. 4. Potential Food Safety Issues •Contaminants •Pathogens •Residues •Toxins •Animal Health •Animal Welfare •Environment •Management of access to natural resources •Contaminants •Media issues •Environment •Consumption barriers •Market barriers •Competing Products
  5. 5. Factory Food Safety Programs Pathogen Prevention Technologies Temperature control processing storage traceability Cleaning in process Post pasteurisation hazard management Post pasteurisation raw material and ingredient management Verification testing 6
  6. 6. Farm Food Safety Programs Physical Contaminants Chemical Contaminants Microbiological Contaminants Dairy Milking Premises Hygienic Milking Water Supply & Quality Cleaning & Sanitising Traceability & Records Personnel Competency
  7. 7. Verification Auditing Regulatory Company Customer Monitoring and surveillance Company testing National survey (AMRA) Export Certification 8
  8. 8. Roles of Government Authorities in Australia Department of Agriculture • Certify Exports of dairy products and provide official assurances FEDERAL Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) • Develop National Food Safety Policy and Standards • Implement State Regulatory Authorities National Food Safety Policy and Standards GOVERNMENT STATE GOVERNMENTS
  9. 9. Food safety starts here
  10. 10. But systems are different
  11. 11. Farm Enterprise Meat Cull Cows Milk Reared for beef Abattoirs Vealers Other Replacements Live Export Calves Animals Fodder Mixed Farm
  12. 12. DAIRY PRODUCT ENVIRONMENT Government & regulators Policy Makers Health Organisations Education / Academics Scientists Health Professionals Community Customers Media Activist / interest groups Financial Institutions Food Industry Agricultural Interest groups Industry Service providers
  13. 13. The dairy industry brand • Many components: – – – – NRM Animal health and welfare Food safety Employer skills and employee attraction – Politicians and investor communication – Product promotion and Nutrition – Investor confidence by existing owners and new capital
  14. 14. Can we afford not to keep up with changes in risks/technologies?
  15. 15. Whole Chain Approach Consumers Inputs Farm Manufacturing Retail Export Profitability
  16. 16. Whole Chain Approach Consumers Export Profitability
  17. 17. Challenges for food safety Sustainability - doing more with less - food waste Animal Health Animal Welfare Innovation and regulation Technical barriers to trade
  18. 18. An established framework Sources of risk Verification SELF ASSESSMENT FOOD SAFETY Contamination Spoilage Pathogens ENVIRONMENT Odours Water pollution Carbon Noise ANIMAL WELFARE Husbandry Production diseases Land transport EPA’S Dairy Industry On-farm QA system LOCAL GOV’T DAIRY COMPANIES SDFA’S PRIVATE VETS BIOSECURITY Exotic diseases Endemic diseases Weeds & pests OH&S Skills & knowledge Zoonotic diseases SDPI’S VOCATIONAL TRAINERS National Standards International Standards
  19. 19. … how to select a manufacturer ? Ethics Added values for strategic suppliers Chain quality Product quality Product safety Product availability 3 basic criteria for all the suppliers
  20. 20. Increasing scrutiny on major food companies • Oxfam reviewed “Big 10” food and beverage companies – “Behind the Brands report” (Feb 2013) • 7 billion food consumers in the world, 1.5 billion food producers < 500 companies control 70% of food choice • The “Big 10” ranked against: agricultural policies; public commitments; supply chain oversight • collectively generate > $1.1billion a day, employing millions of people) - Nestle (56%) - Danone (29%) - Unilever (49%) - Mondelez International (29%) - Coca-Cola(41%) - General Mills (23%) - Pepsico (31%) -Kelloggs (23%) - Mars (30%) - Associated British Foods (19%)
  21. 21. Food Waste • Australia – 3 - 4 Mt of food worth $5 to $8B wasted annually; average household throws away between $600 to $1,000 worth of food per annum (Food Wise) • UK - 33% of food bought by householders thrown away – most (worth around $15B) could be eaten (Waste Resources Action Programme (WRAP))
  22. 22. Need to continually adapt to understand and manage food safety risks
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