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Australia’s Lack of Food Safety Education Enhances Food Poisoning Risk

Australians are regularly putting themselves in the firing-line for food poisoning, when they prepare food at home.

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The Impact of Russia’s ban on food imports on Australian farmers

Australian food politics has been effected with Russia announcing a year-long ban on imported beef and dairy products from Australia, the US, and the EU.

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Australian Mining Companies Hope to Unearth Richer Profits with Cattle Farming

Food politics are set to change as mining giant Rio Tinto moves towards cattle farming.

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McDonalds Continue to Struggle with Further Food Safety Concerns

Following a food safety scare in China, the CEO of the world’s biggest fast-food corporation, McDonalds, definitely isn’t lovin’ the backlash that his company has been getting from the media lately. For the majority of his two years in charge, Don Thompson has been struggling to improve sales in Europe and the United States. Now, …

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Too Sharp a Taste: NSW Man Finds Safety Pin in his Block of Cheese

In a serious food safety breach, an Australian retired school teacher recently found a block of cheddar cheese sharper than he had expected when he sunk his teeth into a safety pin that had been lodged into the dairy product. 59 year old, Patrick McMullen was enjoying a chunk of Woolworths-brand cheese when he felt …

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Alarming additives and Food Labels: Beef and Alcohol in Popular Fruit Juices

After learning that some fruit flavoured drinks could contain traces of alcohol and beef, a Hindu man in Melbourne wrote to Heinz Australia to enquire about their food labels and whether that was the case in his favourite beverage, Golden Circle juice. He was shocked when the company replied, revealing that the entire Golden Circle …

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Australian Companies Want a Bigger Piece of the Baby Formula Business

It’s clear to see that the infant formula market is a particularly lucrative niche, worth no less than $13.3 billion, and set to grow over the coming years. According to statistics, the baby milk market in China is set to double to over $25 billion by the time 2017 rolls around, however due to tough …

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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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FSANZ Considers Easing Food Safety Restrictions on Raw Milk Cheeses

Cheese enthusiasts are excited by the potential of tastier cheeses hitting the market soon. The FSANZ (Food Standards Australia and New Zealand), are considering a proposal that could see eased food safety restrictions on raw milk cheeses. This proposal, if it is passed, will allow for a greater range of cheeses to be sold within Australia and …

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First Australian Research Centre to Focus on Fresh Food Safety Opens

Following a number of fresh food health scares that began to arise in 2011 with the discovery of toxic listeria contaminating rockmelon within the US and polluted sprouts in Germany, Australia’s first research centre dedicated to the safety of fresh food products has opened its doors. These contamination incidents killed dozens of people, leading to …

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