The Green Food Safety Coach Blog

Easter and Seafood

The following is a media release from the Food Safety Information Council Ltd and is included her with permission. The Food Safety Information Council today released research that shows more Australians are more worried about the safety of seafood (96%) than chicken meat (95%), minced meat (90%) raw eggs (83%), pasteurised milk (71%), cooked rice…
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Deathcap mushroom advice

The following is a media release from the Food Safety Information Council Ltd and is included here with permission. Deadly Deathcap mushrooms - warning not to pick or eat wild mushrooms The Food Safety Information Council today warned people not to pick or eat wild mushrooms as deadly Deathcap mushrooms start to appear in southern…
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Christmas Raw and Risky Advice

The following is the latest media release from the Food Safety information Council and is included here with permission. Undercooked turkey, wilted salad – how to avoid a raw and risky Christmas The Australian Food Safety Information Council, in partnership with Tonic Health Media, today launched their food safety tips for Christmas and the holiday…
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Third version of Safe Food Australia just released

The following is a media release from Food Standards Australia New Zealand and is included here with it's permission. Updated Safe Food Australia guide now available Date: 21/11/2016 (Australia only) Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) today released the third edition of Safe Food Australia. Safe Food Australia is a guide to the food safety…
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Food Safety Week 2016 – “Raw and Risky?”

The following is the media release by the Food Safety Information Council to launch Food Safety Week 2106 Over a third of Australians risk food poisoning by playing raw egg roulette AusThe following is the media release by the Food Safety Information Council to launch Food Safety Week 2106 Over a third of Australians risk…
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What does Quality mean?

I am now on the Council of one of Australia's leading Quality organisations and at the monthly meeting last night, there was a point raised by one of my fellow Council members about what Quality actually means. Just like the whole idea of what food safety means has had me thinking, this interesting discussion last…
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What does food safety really mean?

To the Manager of any department in a food business food safety is going to mean something like all the checks and paperwork that have to be done to keep the quality people quiet. To the owner of the business it will probably mean a system we have to stop us from getting into trouble.…
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So who does what in the Food Safety world?

When I am running training, I am often asked various questions about what  government departments is responsible for what when it comes to food safety. So I found the following great explanation on the Food Standards Australia New Zealand website. The following is a summary of the Safe Food System in Australia and New Zealand.…
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