Food Safety Tips


Back To School: Lunchbox Food Safety Essentials

A packed lunch is a healthy and cost-effective option, but can be harmful if not prepared correctly. Please read our food safety essentials for your lunchbox.

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Keep your coffee safe

5 Tips to Keep Your Coffee Safe

Coffee is the second most popular drink in the world and what many of us don’t realise, is that if its not properly kept, could make us very sick.

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Raw meat

Best Practices for Preparing Raw Meat

When you are cooking and handling raw meats, it’s vital that you take the proper steps to protect yourself and your family. So, we’ve listed them for you.

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cooking at home

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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freezing food

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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Eggs on shelves

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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Senior man grilling by RV.

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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Country of Origin Labels

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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