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,

We’ve all been there, that feeling at around 3pm when you want something to nibble on. Although this hasn’t changed over time, the nibble we are choosing has. In the past it was probably something sweet – the lolly jar sure did get a workout. Now you will find that the nibble is something healthy,

More and more research is showing that our health is very much linked to what we eat, specifically what fibre we eat and how much of it. CSIRO Director of Health and Biosecurity Dr Rob Grenfell said; “After the brain, the gut is really the next most crucial and complex part of the human body.

According to the 2018 State of the (Red Meat) Industry Report, Australia holds only  six percent of the world’s sheep flock, but we are the leading exporter of sheep meat. Independent Chair of the Red Meat Advisory Council, Don Mackay said; “We were also the third largest exporter of beef in 2017 behind Brazil and