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.

HACCP RECALL

Food Recall Portal Certified By HACCP Australia

Did you know on average nearly 10 product recalls occur each week in Australia? This concerning figure has therefore prompted a need for better recall systems and notifications to be implemented.

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Product Recall For Aldi Hotdog Rolls

Product Recall Issued For Aldi Hotdog Rolls

Aldi customers who have recently purchased their “Baker’s Life” hotdog rolls are being advised not to consume the product and to return it to the store for a full refund.

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Hunger Hitting Crisis Point In Australia

According to the latest Foodbank Hunger Report, one in six Australians could not put food on the table at least once in the past 12 months

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Homemade Food Trend: Helpful Tips

Are you making homemade meals from scratch? If so you need to follow these handy food safety tips to protect you and your family from foodborne illnesses

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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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