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Title:

Seafood CRC: Extending biotoxin capability and research in Australia through development of an experimental biotoxin contamination facility to target industry relevant issues

Project Number:

2017-051

Organisation:

SARDI Food Safety and Innovation

Principal Investigator:

Alison Turnbull

Project Status:

Current

FRDC Expenditure:

$350,000.00

Program(s):

Environment, Industry

Objectives

1. Establish key infrastructure (a biotoxin contamination facility) able to be utilised concurrently by multiple industries (oysters, abalone and southern rock lobster) to resolve specific and varied issues related to biotoxins

2. Support future research and quality assurance programs through provision of a store of contaminated materials

3. Extend capability in biotoxin research in Australia

4. Resolve of at least one biotoxin related issue for each of the oyster, abalone and southern rock lobster industries