Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) is looking to replace its legacy database with a new modeling and analysis platform.
The agency announced it will be releasing a tender in early December for the new system, which is set to be called 'Harvest'.
An industry briefing will be held on December 10, at the FSANZ office in Canberra with further information on the tender due to be released with the tender in the first week of December.
The Harvest system is expected to be deployed by June 2011 with existing database functions rolled into one application with consolidated data storage, mining, processing, analysis, modeling and reporting.
Work on the new platform is forecast to being in March, 2010. No further information was available at the time of publication.