The ultimate output of AECL's Salmonella Initiative will be a through-chain risk idenitification report that includes research-based knowledge to be used as the basis for management of each risk which will also identify knowledge gaps that can be filled through the AECL R&D program.
Through the Salmonella Initiative AECL has been collaborating with relevant through-chain stakeholders (producers, retailers, health departments, regulators, food service operators, chefs) to identify appropriate controls measures at various stages through chain. For further information, please click here.
Nuffield Australia awards scholarships each year to farmers in Australia with the objective of increasing practical farming knowledge and management skills.
The scholarships give Australian citizens the opportunity to study farming practices overseas, providing scholars with the opportunity to adopt and promote local and international best practice. They also help nuture and develop a unique network of industry leaders and innovators.
AECL supports one egg industry scholar each year and calls on egg farmers to assist identify any young egg farmers who you think would be suitable candidates. The scholarship is open to those who are between 28-40 years of age, ordinarily a resident of Australia, an active member of a farming business and intending to remain involved in egg farming in Australia.
Applications for the 2017 scholarships have now closed and scholarships will be awarded at a gala dinner at the Nuffield National Conference in Adelaide from 14-18 September 2016.