The FPSC invites industry members to complete its Rapid Diagnostic Methods in the Fresh Produce Industry Survey.

The industry-wide survey is a follow up to the FPSC’s Rapid Diagnostic Methods for Foodborne Pathogens: Outlook for the Fresh Produce Industry report, and aims to capture the needs and wants of industry with regards to rapid diagnostic methods, which was one of the key recommendations of the report.

The report – which can be read in full or as a summary – details the state of current research on technologies for the quick identification of pathogens, identifies the most promising technologies for the fresh produce industry, and provides conclusions and recommendations
including the next steps that should be taken to advance the field of rapid diagnostic methods.

Responses in the survey will help inform the future study and development of rapid diagnostic methods in accordance with industry needs.

The survey will close at 5pm Friday 22 October. You can also direct any questions to