Category Archives: Food Poisoning

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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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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Food Safety Week 2017 theme announced

‘Is it done yet? Use a thermometer for great food, cooked safely every time’ announced as Australian Food Safety Week 2017 theme The theme of Australian Food Safety Week, to be held from 11 to 18 November 2017, was announced today as ‘Is it done yet? Using a thermometer to check if your food is…
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Reminder about pregnancy and Listeria form FSIC Ltd

The following is a media release from the Food Safety Information Council Ltd and is included here with permission. Listeria and pregnancy – Mothers’ Day reminder for mums-to-be The Food Safety Information Council today used Mothers’ Day to remind mums-to-be about the risk of listeria infection during pregnancy. Council Chair Rachelle Williams said that between…
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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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Tis the season to be jolly not sick

As it is the Festive Season I have done an article summarising some of the key things that we can do at home and at parties to not give food poisoning as an unintended present this year. The list is based on the Food Safety Information Council’s main theme of Cook, Chill, Clean and Separate.…
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