The Green Food Safety Coach Blog

The 25th Australian Total Diet report released

The following is from a media release from Food Standards Australia new Zealand and is included here with permission. Australian Total Diet Study demonstrates safety of the food supply Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) Chief Executive Officer Mark Booth says the results of the 25th Australian Total Diet Study (ATDS), released today, again demonstrate…
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World Food Safety Day 7 June 2019

Australia’s food safety report card released for the inaugural World Food Safety Day 7 June 2019 The Food Safety Information Council has released a report card on Australia’s food safety record in recognition of the inaugural UN World Food Safety Day 7 June 2019. Council Chair, Cathy Moir, said that there are an estimated 4.1…
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How are you recognising World Food Safety Day on 7 June?

The following is the announcement  in 2018 on the Codex Alimentarius website of the agreement that the 07 June each year will now be World food safety Day, as of 2019. It is included here with permission. Today the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution proclaiming a World Food Safety Day. Starting in 2019,…
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Make sure you do food safely at the Election Day fundraisers.

The following is the latest media release from the Food Safety Information Council Ltd and is included here with permission. As Election Day BBQs are being cleaned and fired up around the country, the Food Safety Information Council today released food safety tips for your democracy sausage or cake fundraiser. Council Chair, Cathy Moir, said…
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We are really what we eat – it isn’t just an old time saying.

You are what you eat. More and more research is showing that this old saying should be something we all follow. A study done at Loma Linda University School of Public Health in California seems to be once again reinforcing this saying. The researchers reviewed results from over 240000 telephone surveys done over 11 years…
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It’s Food Safety Week – so let’s take food poisoning seriously.

With Food Safety Week 2018 now happening, the following is a media release from the Food safety Information Council Ltd and is include here with permission. The Food Safety Information Council today released national Omnipoll research that shows that one in three Australians are either at risk of getting the potentially fatal Listeria infection themselves…
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Global Handwashing Day 2018

The following is the latest media release from the Food Safety Information Council Ltd and is included here with permission. The Food Safety Information Council today launched tips on how to keep your hands clean for Global Handwashing Day 15 October 2018 which has the theme ‘Clean hands – a recipe for health’. Rachelle Williams,…
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Big food safety changes are happening

It sure is a busy time in terms of food safety in Australia. As of May, allergen labelling must now include Lupin. Interestingly, this newly recognized food allergen in Australia, is only became a problem on a large scale since it has been used as a replacement for wheat based flours and products, as it…
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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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