A food recall is when product is retrieved from customers if there is a possible food safety problem with a food. There are three type of food recalls; Consumer, Trade and Mock. A Consumer Recall occurs when the affected food has reached the shelves and is accessible to consumers, for example ; from supermarkets or

The following is from the Botulism Fact Sheet on the NSW Health website – https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/factsheets/Pages/botulism.aspx What is botulism? Botulism is a rare but serious illness that causes paralysis. Botulism is caused by nerve toxins made by Clostridium botulinum bacteria. Botulism can result from eating food that has been contaminated with the toxin (foodborne botulism) or

The general  idea of high risk foods are those foods which when handled poorly will allow bacterial growth and therefore have a much higher risk of being a source of food poisoning (also called food borne illness). The High Risk Foods in Australia are generally considered to be ; meats,  (including poultry and seafood), dairy,

The following are recall notices from the New South Wales Food Authority and are included here with permission. The NSW Food Authority advises: The Egg Basket is conducting a recall of Country Fresh Eggs, Just Eggs, Chefs Choice Free Range and Chefs Choice Cage Free eggs due to potential microbial (Salmonella Enteritidis) contamination. The products

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