Food safety needs to be part of business culture

Ashley Walmsley
By Ashley Walmsley
Updated May 30 2017 - 2:29am, first published May 27 2017 - 12:00am
MOVE BEYOND: Principal of Cultivate, Lone Jespersen, says businesses within the food industry need to make food safety a front-of-mind decision factor when planning.

FOOD safety expert, Lone Jespersen, says the Australian horticulture industry needs to move beyond the clichéd line that “food safety is everybody’s responsibility”. 

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Ashley Walmsley

Ashley Walmsley

Editor, Good Fruit & Vegetables

For more than a decade, Ashley Walmsley has written about Australian agriculture. Having grown up on his parents smallcrops, cane and cattle property in Queensland, but clearly unable to grow anything himself, it was a natural progression for him to pursue a career writing about rural industries. He is currently the editor of Fairfax Media’s only national, fresh produce magazine, Good Fruit & Vegetables, while also covering horticulture stories for the agricultural papers and websites. When not writing about vegetables, fruits and nuts, Ashley enjoys playing and discussing video games from a simpler time, and doing impersonations of ABC radio presenters.

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