Category Archives: Produce Testing

New Forms Streamline Produce Testing

Rudge clients can now use our new on-line forms to request produce testing.  The forms are part of our revamped website and are designed to be user-friendly and clarify instructions. For some time customers have been able to request produce inspections from our website and this opportunity has new been broadened to include testing forREAD MORE

Should we test fresh produce for lead?

  In July 2011, Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ) published Maximum Levels (MLs) for lead in the Food Standards Code.  After this major retailers began asking suppliers to test fresh fruit and vegetables to prove that levels complied with MLs. Lead is a toxin that affects the blood, nervous system and kidneys.  HighREAD MORE

Produce Testing

Produce testing is complicated and expensive.  Your testing program needs to meet the rigid requirements of customers and the limits set by Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ). Rudge Produce Systems offers a full range of chemical, micro and heavy metal tests.  We encourage you to use our database to plan your testing and decideREAD MORE