Don’t Give your Pets Food Poisoning by feeding them your Leftovers

A very useful and informative article recently appeared on the Safefood Queensland website which highlighted the danger of feeding pets some of our festive season leftovers. While we have perfectly good intentions when giving dogs and cats our leftover food,

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Food Safety News: Raw Milk contaminated with Listeria

The issue of contaminated raw milk has once again come under the spotlight. This time the producer at the centre of the controversy is Jerseydale Farms in the United States state of South Dakota. Bottled raw milk from Jerseydale Farms

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Food Safety in China Improved Over the Last Year

One of the countries which have been rooted in food safety controversy over the last year is China. A total of 109 people died in the country because of food poisoning in the year 2013. Although this number may seem

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Can Foodborne Illness Increase your Risk of Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a disorder that is associated with abdominal pain, bloating, and diarrhoea or constipation or both. Foodborne illnesses caused by bacteria increase the risk of developing IBS. This is yet another reason to be cautious when

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Food Safety over the Holidays

Naturally this time of the year is one filled with celebrations and eating but it is also the time of year when the most number of food poisoning cases are reported and this is no coincidence. There are many holiday

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How Safe are Leftovers?

As we get closer to Christmas most of us are already busy planning what that Christmas day meal will entail. For most of us it is a day of excess where we make enough food to last us weeks, but

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How Prone to Contamination is Blue Cheese?

A recent contamination of a batch of blue cheese with Salmonella enteritidis has highlighted the danger around cheese and blue cheese in particular. A case which took place in Georgia and Florida in The United States highlights the risks associated

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Experts Explain which Foods are most prone to Food Poisoning

Australian food safety experts have recently issued a warning to Australians about foods that they need to be cautious of when it comes to food poisoning and it isn’t just the foods that automatically come to mind when we think

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Bendigo Restaurant Accused of 25 Food Safety Breaches

It is quite shocking to think that one venue in Bendigo has been accused and convicted of a staggering 25 food safety breaches. This was the third incident of this nature this year and most of them related to generally

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Consumers Say Food Safety more Important than Price

Research done by research organisation Roy Morgan shows that food safety is more important to customers than other factors like the supermarket’s proximity to their home, product range or prices. In fact 57 per cent of grocery buyers over the

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