Salmonella hessarak is an very uncommon Salmonella species, which has now been identified as the bacteria involved in a South Australian outbreak from eggs from 2017 to 2018. This species of Salmonella enters the egg during the formation of the egg, unlike other types of Salmonella which come from the digestive tract of the chicken

National Allergy Strategy

Wednesday, 14 August 2019 by

The following is from the  website The Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) and Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia (A&AA), as the leading medical and patient organisations for allergy in Australia, have developed the first National Allergy Strategy for Australia, in collaboration with other stakeholder organisations. The Strategy aims to provide food businesses,

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 released advice about fermenting food and drinks at home. Council Chair Cathy Moir said that, with the popularity of fermented food and drinks such as kombucha, yoghurt, cheese, sour

It is that time of the year when those with relatives in aged care centres turn up to visit and find a big sign on the door stating that the centre is in Lockdown and they are no able to go in, or if they do there are extra handwashing and other controls in place