Australians “knowingly risk food poisoning” as nation lacks safety education, study More than half (51 per cent) of Australians do not know enough about food temperature danger zones, which puts them...

Death Cap mushrooms in ACT poisoning incident not from Woolworths Death Cap mushrooms consumed by three people in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) over the weekend did not come from a Woolworths...

Ongoing investigations have linked a further seven cases of illness to Australia’s award-winning Jindi soft cheeses, following the deaths of two men and a miscarriage by a woman after eating Jindi Cheese. Victoria’s...

The Food Safety Information Council has released concerning national survey data this week that shows 60% of home cooks in Australia are putting themselves at additional risk of food poisoning from chicken. The...

Researchers at Washington State University have found that an ingredient in garlic is 100 times more effective than two popular antibiotics at fighting one of the most common causes of food poisoning. The...

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has issued a warning to Australian consumers following recent outbreaks of Campylobacter food poisoning being linked to dishes such as pâté, where poultry...

Scientists from Cardiff in Wales have developed a device which can identify bacteria that causes food poisoning – using the chemical that lights up fireflies. The scientists at Cardiff University, in...

A recent national survey conducted by the Australian Food Safety Information Council has shown 8 percent of adult workers and an alarming 20 percent of children who take a packed lunch to work or school,...

The Federal Government’s Food Safety Information Council (FSIC) is urging more consumers to use meat thermometers in order to decrease the risk of food poisoning. The Food Safety Information Council...

New legislation passed yesterday by the Queensland Parliament will allow a government-led food business rating scheme to be introduced across Queensland. The Health Legislation Amendment Bill 2011, tabled...