Food Safety Tips

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Top Food Safety Tips When Eating at Home

We’ve listed some simple food safety tips you can follow to help ensure that you handle all foods properly when you choose to eat at home.

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Food Safety: Best Freezing & Thawing Practices

Check out our top tips for how to keep your food safe when both freezing it and thawing it for later use.

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Are Restaurant Doggy-Bags Legal?

Should doggy-bags be illegal? This is a dividing issue and there are definitely supporters on both sides of the argument. So, let’s take a look at the facts.

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Supermarkets Shun Best Food Safety Practices

Supermarkets around the country continue to display eggs on warm shelves instead of in the fridge, despite the rise in the number of salmonella cases.

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Summer Food Safety Tips from the Diet Detective

Warmer weather’s on the way again, so it’s time to brush up on our Summer food safety knowledge with some great tips from the Diet Detective.

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Venomous Spiders Cause Mexican Grape Recall

Produce stores in New Zealand are recalling imported Mexican grapes after ten venomous spiders, including black widows, were found in bags of the fruit.

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Public Input Welcome for New Food Labels

Australians are now being invited to take part in an online community survey so that they can have their say on the new country of origin food labels – it’s not open for long so don’t miss out!

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Boston Restaurants to Receive Food Safety Ranking

Boston restaurants may soon be given letter grades for cleanliness and food safety practices in a project to improve the poor state of food safety in the city’s food businesses.

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Parents Told to Stop Poisoning Children With Cancer Causing Foods

The NHS has called for parents to stop ‘poisoning’ their children with sugary foods and drinks in an effort to reduce the number of obese people estimated to need health care in Britain rises.

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Australia’s Food Safety Knowledge Hit and Miss

Experts are worried following the results of a recent survey into the level of knowledge the average Australia has about food safety and hygiene. People and their families are at risk of serious illness if exposed to poor food safety.

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