Keep your kid’s lunchbox safe
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Keep your kid’s lunchbox safe

Research by the Food Safety Information Council has found that a quarter of parents that pack a lunchbox for school fail to...
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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...
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Entertaining family and friends

Entertaining is fun especially during Christmas and the holiday season when you catch up with family and friends or at other times...
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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,...
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Cross contamination

What is cross contamination? Cross contamination occurs when bacteria and viruses are transferred from a contaminated food or surface such as a...
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Is it food poisoning?

Food poisoning is caused by bacteria, viruses or toxins in the food we eat. Some of these toxins are found naturally in...
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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...
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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...
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Food safety tips – Poultry

Chicken is a healthy, convenient meal and is Australia’s most popular meat with over 8 out of every 10 cooks choosing chicken....
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Fridge and freezer food safety

According to recent research, most Australians don’t know that cold food should be stored at or below 5°C. Yet doing this can...
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