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.

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WHO Issue Food Safety Reminders in Light of Ebola Outbreak

In response to the latest outbreak of the Ebola virus across Western and Central Africa, the WHO has issued a food safety reminder to those in the region.

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Global Food Safety Report Rates Australia ‘Average’ for Traceability

GFTC (Global Food Traceability Centre), releases a report concerning comprehensive reviews in Food Science and Food Safety in Australia.

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Food Safety Fears Over Colgate Total Toothpaste

One of Australia’s most popular toothpastes, Colgate Total, has suffered scrutiny lately, as safety concerns about one if it’s ingredients, triclosan, arise

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Are you really what you eat? Can Swine Flu be caught from Pork?

This year, a resurgence in the appearance of swine flu throughout Australia has left many with concerns about if it is safe to eat pork.

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Food Safety Training – What You Need to Know

This article addresses many questions we get asked by students who are unsure about what to look for in food safety and food safety supervisor training.

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FSANZ suggests new food labelling proposal in reaction to FoodLegal health claim criticisms

FSANZ has suggested a proposal to change food labelling codes, expanding the range of claims that can be put forth about sports foods & electrolyte drinks

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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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