Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and food safety

Help us fund our radio community service announcements designed by and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples starting from Australian Food Safety Week 14-21 November 2020 until the end of January 2021. Help us close the gap in a practical way by donating here  Traditional methods of hunting and gathering had very good food safety. However, today rates of Salmonella infection are much higher among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, especially in remote areas. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are also more likely to have underlying health conditions like diabetes or kidney disease which can make a bout of food poisoning very dangerous.

Listen to Celebrity Chef Mark Olive’s  food safety advice

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Listen Jonzy’s, presenter of the Indigenous Jam Pakt program, food safety advice

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No germs on me campaign

Check out our member NT Health’s ‘No germs on me’ campaign for indigenous communities