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Monthly Archives: September 2020

Australasian Pig Science Association (APSA)

The Australasian Pig Science Association is pleased to announce that the 18th Biennial APSA Conference will be held from 15-18 November 2021. For more information visit or contact

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Foodbank serving up Aussie pork to those in need

AMID the social and economic disruptions caused by COVID-19 in recent months, Australia’s pork industry has been working with the country’s leading food relief organisation, Foodbank Australia, to support Australians struggling to put food on the table. In a collaboration involving the Federal Government and Australian Pork Limited (APL), Foodbank Australia’s provision of protein to members of the community in need has been boosted by weekly deliveries from several pork wholesalers across the country. More than a quarter of Australian pork is usually consumed in foodservice outlets, so when …

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Next on the Menu: Melissa Clark-Reynolds

Quotes from a movie, lines from a song, snippets of a conversation you have with those around you… There’s something about a soundbite that, if it captures you initially, stays with you forever or at the least, a very long time. We’ve been spending a lot of time in the sound studio recently recording ‘Next on the Menu’ a podcast which was born out of an idea that our organisation could lead the charge in talking about the future of food. We enlisted the help of …

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Melissa Clark-Reynolds says COVID-19 and African swine fever are “practice runs” for more significant global threats in the future. CONFRONTING words on the topic of COVID-19 from New Zealand futurist, Melissa Clark-Reynolds, kicking off Australian Pork Limited’s (APL) new podcast ‘Next on the Menu’. The future-focussed podcast is hosted by APL Chairman, Andrew ‘Billy’ Baxter and GM of Business and Innovation, Mitch Edwards. Melissa compares African swine fever (ASF) to COVID-19, saying both pandemics are merely test runs for the next international economic, health or …

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