Aussie Consumers Ignoring Food Safety Advice

A food safety warning to all consumers in Oz, always be vigilant to food safety. This sadly is not being adhered to in Oz according to a survey which forms part of Australian Food Safety Week. Apparently in Oz few

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Food Handler Safety: Salmonella Outbreak claims a Life

Salmonella can be serious and even deadly in some circumstances, which is one of the reasons why food handling safety is such an important issue which requires training and certification. The Food Handlers Certificate is a must for anyone in

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Brisbane Salmonella Outbreak leaves 220 ill and one dead

Australia’s food industry is one of the best in the world, with some of the most stringent food handling and food safety regulations so when we hear about serious food poisoning incidents that sickening hundreds and even claim lives it

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Value of a Food Thermometer

A common mistake made by home cooks is eating/serving food, particularly meat products that are not properly cooked. While this may be alright when eating things like steak, sometimes eating food that is still raw can be dangerous especially food

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Correct Storage and Display of Seafood

Seafood is a high risk food which needs to be handled and stored with the utmost care especially if you own or run a food business because you cannot risk getting customers sick. It is a long established industry practice

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NSW Register of Offence updated

NSW Food businesses who aren’t taking food safety as seriously as they should, may soon find themselves on that state’s Name and Shame Register. Restaurant customers should also make an effort to visit the register so that they can become

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Humans not the only One affected by Food Poisoning

When we think of food poisoning we always associate it with human infections, we never consider that our pets may also be at risk. At the moment there is a food poisoning outbreak involving dogs taking place in the USA

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Aussie Consumers More Concerned about Food Safety Standards

Some interesting news for food sellers and other food businesses, according to the latest research most Australian consumers are more concerned about food safety standards than they are about other issues like value, proximity to home and quality or range

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Focus on Strange Trends- Cooking Food in the Dishwasher

A strange food trend which seems to be doing the rounds is cooking in the dishwasher. Reporters, food bloggers, authors and television and radio hosts have been recommending cooking food in the dishwasher, however dishwasher manufacturers don’t seem to share

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Beware of Food Safety Risks Presented by Salad Consumption

Image source: http://www.foodsafetynews.com/2013/08/cyclospora-infections-rise-to-514/#.UgY-qpKkxjk Ever been to a restaurant with a salad bar or buffet that looks so tempting but you couldn’t get over your fears after hearing so many horror stories about buffets and salad bars in particular? The latest

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