As we close off July, here is the latest international food safety round up! What news comes around the world in food safety?
Food recalls have happened a lot lately around the country and glass can be one reason a product may be recalled. Also, a lot of food packaging requires this material. But glass is also very breakable. How can you be
Some fruits and vegies are actually better off on the counter — or stored in a cool, dark environment like the pantry. While they may not get ruined from being stored in the fridge, the best-by date is often shortened,
In the past few months, Australia has had a handful of food recall announcements made. The Food Safety Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ) most recent recall was made last week (find out more here). Why have so many products been
Tis the season for food recall down under! Another food recall was announced last Friday by the Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ). Which item is the culprit for this newest recall?
There has been a recent frozen vegetable scandal. The Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ) issues a recall on Monday for supermarkets across Australia. This is after fears of potential contamination by the deadly listeria bacteria, which killed six
It’s been a few days since the new food labelling laws have been in place around Australia. Have you had a chance to look at the new rules?
Having an environmental monitoring program (EMP) can play an important part in food safety. It can help access whether the practices implemented in a facility works. It also can provide the information needed to prevent microbial contamination of food products.
When you have a lot of food in the picnic, the sun will, no doubt, be out and beating on your food. Even though it is winter, the sun here down under remains very strong. So if you were having
Food safety culture has improved over the past few years. But is it at the point where we can comfortably be in? Or is there more room for improvement in your organisation? The web seminar will help you figure out
In South Australia, more than 26 people sick have now suffered salmonella poisoning, and a food recall is underway. The product in question is alfalfa sprouts. If you know anyone in South Australia who eats alfalfa sprouts, then they need to
Food many restaurants and cafes, having an Environmental Health Officer (EHO) or “food inspector” visit can be incredibly daunting. This is a first hand account by an EHO as to what they do, what they are looking for, and more
For years scientists scoffed at the idea of microscopic organisms. Now we all know that they exist, but how can you control something you can’t see and need a lab to identify. It appears the answer may soon be in your hand.
A little knowledge can be a dangerous thing. Getting your best friend’s birthday wrong might be a little embarrassing, but there’s very little margin of error with regards to hygiene and food safety. Avoid falling prey to the following food
This is a tricky one – used properly, disposable gloves can be a valuable tool in preventing cross-contamination and for keeping cuts and scrapes away from food. However, they are not a complete solution. Improperly used disposable gloves can impart
The figures are in. The list is out. Here are the Top Ten foods on the nasty list. Check out what’s at number 10 and work your way down to the number one food poisoning culprit. WHAT’S AT #10?
Food recall is something that should be taken seriously. But like most things, sometimes it can be taken lightly. And not heeding the warnings may lead to dire consequences.
It has been a long time coming in this food poisoning countdown but we finally reach first place. So for the notorious number one in causing woes for all peoples, what food comes out on top?
It has been a long time coming but we are approaching the end of this food poisoning countdown. As we hand out the silver medal, remember to come back and check out the winner/loser (depends on which way you approach
We all know about the dangers of Salmonella or Listeria – but don’t let familiarity breed complacence – you’re much more likely to die from food-poisoning than at the hands of a serial killer. That being said, here are a