News for: August 2012

Bowl of oranges

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Indiana Cantaloupe Product

The United States Food and Drug Administration has announced the mandatory recall of cantaloupes due to a recent salmonella outbreak. The cantaloupes were grown at Chamberlain Farms in Owensville, Indiana and recalled because they were suspected of being contaminated with salmonella typhimurium.

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Dog in field

Recent Change to Outdoor Dining Laws Now Permits Dogs

Recently, dog lovers wound up with something new to celebrate in regards to the current dining laws in Australia and New Zealand. Food Safety Australia and New Zealand released a recent report regarding health standards for outdoor dining areas in cafes and restaurants.

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Serving Noodles

Food Safety Council Australia Releases Tip Sheet for Avoiding Food Borne Illness

Each calendar year, staggering numbers of Australian citizens are affected by food borne illness – more than five million according to the Food Safety Council Australia, to be exact. These numbers have been escalating in recent years.

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