Food Recalls

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Sydney Woman Discovers Surprising Food Safety Hazard in Baby Formula

A leading brand of baby formula has been forced to recall an entire batch of product in a shocking food safety blunder, after a mother in Sydney found a dead lizard within one of the tins. Artilina Castanares was left in disgusted shock on July the 11th, after she noticed a strange scent coming from …

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Maggot Infestation at Melbourne’s Sushi Sushi

Sushi Sushi at Maribyrnong’s Highpoint shopping centre is in hot water after serving a Melbourne student a crispy chicken roll infested with maggots. This is the latest of many food hygiene infringements from the Japanese food franchise. Chloe McSaveney’s dinner date went sour when she found two halves of a maggot crawling across her meal …

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China's Low Standards Put Comsumers at Risk

Glass in Broccoli Could Damage Australia Frozen Food Industry

Reputation at Stake AUSVEG says glass found in bags of frozen broccoli could damage the reputation of the entire Australian frozen food industry. Several shoppers recently complained about shards of glass in their 500 gram packs of Black and Gold frozen broccoli, which is imported from China. This led retailers in East Coast states to …

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Vegetables

Recall on Macro Vegetarian Bites

In the wake of recent issues with selling out-dated foods, the last thing Woolworths needs is more bad publicity. However, the company is a part of a large food recall that also affects other supermarkets including Food for Less, Flemings, and Safeway. Woolworths itself is the producer of the Macro Vegetarian Bites that have been …

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Rat Meat Is Sold as Lamb in China

In the past year, China has constantly been at the forefront of news with one food safety issue after another. Not too long ago, the inspections boards were turning away or destroying imports by the boatload because the items were not deemed acceptable. The newest scandal didn’t involve any import but was completely local and …

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Name Brand Foods Destroyed in China for Contaminant Concerns

The Chinese government and food safety authorities have recently been cracking down on the food imports brought in from several different companies. In fact, in the newest round of released information, the Shanghai Quarantine Bureau pulled and destroyed tons of food imported by name brand food giants: Kraft, Nestle, and Ikea. The Kraft Concern The …

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Kosher meat

Food Recall on Melbourne Kosher Butchers

It seems like listeria contamination has become one of the biggest concerns in food products for the Australian consumer. The one to make the most news was the Jindi Cheese recall. That contamination resulted in three deaths in Australia. The newest listeria concern is over a product from Melbourne Kosher Butchers. The product with the …

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Bacteria

E Coli Contamination in Yoghurt

The newest food recall in Australia has to do with an E Coli contamination found in yoghurt. The brand specifically associated with the recall is Shaw River. Two different products that have been contaminated include Buffalo Cheese and Natural Buffalo Yoghurt. The recall first took effect on March 8, and it continues until all products …

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The Great Horsemeat Scandal Explained

With recent news that IKEA have withdrawn their infamous meatballs from menus across Europe due to horsemeat contamination, it doesn’t seem like this scandal is going to disappear anytime soon. In fact, it’s estimated that as many as 14.5 million ready meals across 13 European countries may have contained horsemeat whilst labelled as beef or …

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Third Listeria Death Linked to Jindi Cheese Recall

The Jindi cheese recall, as we have already discussed, has been a continuing problem over the past several months. To date, almost thirty different people have been diagnosed with listeria as a side effect of eating the cheese. Over 100 different products from the Jindi cheese company have been recalled, but people who either ate …

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