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”. 


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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