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Food Safety Round-Up: November 2015


It has been a while since did a food safety roundup. This is the latest installment in the series in regards to Australia, the United States of America and Canada.

Nearly 100 Asylum Seekers On Manus Island Fall Victim Of Food Poisoning

The refugee crisis is a hot debate topic that sometimes amidst all the issues, we forget that there are people currently living there who succumb to food poisoning too! Up to 100 asylum seekers and refugees in the detention centre was struck by diarrhoea and vomiting. This has been an issue for a while, with many of the men at the centres complaining about being served expired food. During the time when visitors go to the island, they improve the food for while before reverting to the previous conditions.

Thousands Receive Hepatitis A Vaccines After Eating McDonald’s

Many people are taking a cautious step after a McDonald’s in America revealed one of their employees have Hepatitis A. On the 14th of November, massive lines were formed at carparks and schools as people queued up to get their vaccinations – proving how seriously people were taking this issue.

Chocolate Milk Recalled In Canada

Agropur Cooperative and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency are recalling chocolate milk made by Farmers. Specifically, they are recalling the Farmers 1% Partly Skimmed Chocolate Milk in 1-litre containers after it was discovered that the products contain undeclared egg – a major food allergen. So far, not illness has been reported over the product.

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