Food Safety

Work and school lunch safety

Packing a lunch for yourself or your child is a healthy and cost effective option however food poisoning bacteria can grow quickly, especially in hot weather and in healthier foods such as salad and cold...
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Temperature Danger Zone

The temperature range between 5°C and 60°C is known as Temperature Danger Zone. This is because in this zone food poisoning bacteria can grow to unsafe levels that can make you sick. Keeping cold food...
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Sprouts

Problems with contaminated bean and seed sprouts in Australia Outbreaks of food-borne illness both in Australia and overseas have been associated with eating bean or seed sprouts. Most bean or seed sprouts are consumed raw so any...
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Shopping and storage food safety

Strict food safety standards apply to food retailers in Australia to ensure that the food you buy is safe. But there are some signs you can look for to ensure you buy a safe product....
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Our health is in our hands!

Always wash your hands before handling food and after handling raw meat or poultry. Clean hands will decrease the possibility of food poisoning and other diseases markedly. Remember the 20/20 rule: wash hands for 20...
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