PMAC weekly update 26th June

PMAC weekly update 19th June 26th June

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  1. Government agencies: ICPR Update; Cruise ship accreditation to stay; Myrtle rust update, WTO Notifications; Five keys to partnering for success in East Asia; New Zealand Food Awards; Fresh Produce Safety Conference 2017; Annual Goods Survey 2017;
  1. New Zealand News:  Canterbury’s regional economic strategy refreshed ; Ministers welcome OAG Border Sector report; PACER Plus NIA released as agreement tabled; McClay says United States open to FTA; Focus on consumers of food critical to the success of NZ economy; Cracking mānuka’s genetic code to fight myrtle rust; New funding takes the fight to myrtle rust; Housing and immigration are key issues for horticulture; New Zealand: Creating a life outside the wire in horticulture; Seeka estimates 15% drop in profit after weak kiwi harvest; Tauranga port's first millionth container was a kiwi shipment; International market access critical for New Zealand Onions; Reaction to article on NZ onion exports shifting from Europe; NSure launches new BreakNSure test for G3 in New Zealand; Looking to extend the season with new cherry varieties; NZ organic businesses call on government to regulate their industry;
  1. International news: GAIN reports; European Parliament; EFSA public consultation: epidemiological studies and pesticides ; Criminals hack email of shipper for Dutch importer; Uncertain outlook for greenhouse vegetables in Europe ;  US & EU urge China to scale back planned increase of import inspections; Food fraud: High roller of the crime scene; USListeria in production plant spurs recall of a ton of salads; The Future of Food Traceability; "OwlChain" Launched as the World's First Food Blockchain Provenance System; SDA gets serious about saving bees; Why does bee health matter? ; New AHDB RB209 Nutrient Management app available from Apple Store; China pushes new fertilizer-replacement program ; China wants to grow potatoes on the moon; New fabric could test fruit freshness at the farm; Plantlab says it has a patent on indoor farming;