Australian Food Safety News

Welcome to the latest food safety news provided by the Australian Institute of Food Safety. We cover all of our latest news and views about the food safety industry and we always welcome your ideas and feedback, so please read on and let us know your thoughts.

FSANZ Reports Nanotechnology Not A Health Risk

FSANZ Reports Nanotechnology Not A Health Risk

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) released two reports which reviewed the use of nanotechnology in food additives and food packaging.

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Cold Pressed Raw Milk Selling In NSW

Cold Pressed Raw Milk Selling In NSW

Sydney start-up, Made by Cow has shaken-up the milk industry, becoming the first company to legally sell unpasteurised or ‘raw milk’ in Australia, after gaining approval from the NSW Food Authority.

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Fish Label Laws A Risk To Public Health

Over 70 percent of fish sold in Australia by food outlets is imported from overseas. Due to ambiguous food labelling laws many are not disclosing what they’re ‘really’ selling.

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Gold Coast Thai Restaurant Fined Over $20,00 For Food Safety Breaches

Gold Coast Thai Restaurant Fined Over $20,000 For Food Safety Breaches

According to reports by the, Mermaid Beach restaurant, Bangkok Thai has been ordered to pay over $20,000 due to constant breaches of food safety laws.

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New Food Labelling Laws Begin July 1

After the federal government made changes to its food labelling laws in March, businesses across the country will be required to apply new ‘easy to understand’ food labels from July 1.

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SPC Tinned Tomatoes Recalled After Explosion Fears

Have you recently purchased a can of 400g SPC Ardmona whole peeled vine-ripened tomatoes? If so, you’re advised to discard the product and seek a full refund after a national recall was issued.

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Edible Insects Creeping And Crawling Into The Mainstream

While consumers in many countries have enjoyed cooked and raw insects for generations, the whole concept of eating bugs is still a queasy one for most Westerners.

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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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Blue Ribbon Ice Cream Lovers Face Recall Scare

Have you recently purchased a tub of Blue Ribbon ice cream? You’re advised not to consume and to get a refund immediately, after a recall warning was issued.

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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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