The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health, Aged Care and Sport of the Australian Government has determined that there was to be an Inquiry into allergies and anaphylaxis. The following are the Terms of Reference The potential and known causes, prevalence, impacts and costs of anaphylaxis in Australia; The adequacy of food and drug

What is World Food Day?

Monday, 02 December 2019 by

In 1905, at a conference in Rome the International Institute of Agriculture was created. In 1945, this was replaced by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO). The FAO is a part of the United Nations and is dedicated to overseeing food andf agriculture across the  world. One of it’s key focuses is on reducing world

The following is a media release from Food Standards Australia New Zealand and is included here with permission. Second call for comment – Plain English Allergen Labelling Date: 29/11/2019 Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) today released a second call for comment on a proposal to make allergen information clearer, more consistent and prominent on

Some food safety myths busted!

Tuesday, 26 November 2019 by

The following is from an article in The Senior and is from information supplied by the Food Safety Information Council Ltd. WHEN it comes to the subject of food poisoning, there are a number of common misconceptions. The Food Safety Information Council is looking to address some of the biggest myths about food poisoning and