Monthly Archives: March 2018

Listeria can be a problem at Easter as well.

The following is the latest media release from the Food Safety Information Council Ltd and is included here with permission. Easter entertaining – your friends and family could be at risk of Listeria As Easter is a perfect time to entertain, the Food Safety Information Council is warning about the risk of food poisoning from…
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Deathcap mushroom season is here

The following is the latest media release from the Food Safety Information Council Ltd and is included here with permission. With the growing popularity of foraging for wild food, the Food Safety Information Council today warned people not to pick or eat wild mushrooms as deadly deathcap mushrooms start to appear in southern and western…
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Listeria and rockmelons

The following is a media release from the NSW Food Authority and is included here with permission. The NSW Food Authority is advising consumers who are most vulnerable to Listeria infection such as older persons, and people who have weakened immune systems due to illness or pregnancy, to avoid eating rockmelon after a recent spike…
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