Safe Food Practices


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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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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Food Safety Blunder: MKR Duo Refuse to Eat Meal

Outspoken My Kitchen Rules duo, Lauren and Carmen, sparked controversy in a recent instant restaurant episode after refusing to try another team’s dish.

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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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Australian Oyster Industry Boasts Clean Bill of Health

The Australian oyster industry has just taken a collective sigh of relief thanks to the findings of a recent SARDI study. Tests carried out on oysters from all over the country have found no trace of Hepatitis A or Norovirus contamination.

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Updating Food Safety: The NSW Food Regulation 2015

Acting on advice received from food safety authorities, industry professionals and the public, NSW’s Food Regulation 2015 has now been decided. The aim is to minimise regulatory costs for businesses and maximise food safety for consumers.

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Confessions of “Australia’s Worst Waitress”

Have you ever had your chair ‘accidentally’ kicked when eating out? Or waited a little too long for your meal? If so, it could be an act of wait staff revenge according to Australia’s self-confessed worst waitress.

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WA Farm Fined After Finger Amputation

A WA cattle and hay farm has been fined a total of $35,000 after an employee lost parts of three fingers due to unsafe machinery in a 2012 farming accident.

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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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