Defining Common Health Terms: Low GI 101

The term Low GI has been thrown around a lot recently. From food blogs to insta-mums, everyone likes to say that a low GI diet is the way to go! But is it really as useful as they make it

Video: FSSC 22000 version 4 – Management of Purchased Services

FSSC 22000 is now in place! FSSC (Food Safety System Certification) 22000 is fully recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and is based on existing ISO Standards. This certification provides a framework for effectively managing your organization’s food

Defining Common Health Terms: Organic 101

Earlier this week we talked about healthy buzzwords that are being used (click here to see it). This post will explore one such buzzword: organic. In a world where additives are used in most food production, many people find going

Just How Common Is Salmonella?

Many of us know Salmonella is one of the most common food poisoning causes. We try to cook out food properly in attempt to kill the bacteria. But a recent food recall in the United States has challenged the way

Do You Know The Latest Baby Food Recall?

The newest food safety recall involves baby food, so if you are young parents, please pay attention! It is a very popular product so remember to check your pantry and prams for this!

The Chipotle Food Safety Problem Continues

Chipotle has only had bad press for the past few years. A few too many food poisoning outbreaks have come out over the years. Sales have dropped as a result. And now with new management, have the old Chipotle problems


10 food items to keep OUT of the fridge

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,

Top 3 Reasons Why Food Recall Happens

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

Do You Know The Latest Frozen Vegetable 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

Video: Food Safety Culture Development

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

SA Salmonella Outbreak. Do you know someone at risk?

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

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