Listeria monocytogenes likes cold temperature, so is a significant potential problem in food factories with cold equipment and processes. These businesses must include specific controls in their food safety programs to address the potential presence of Listeris in their cold equipment or food. The food needs to be tested for Listeria prior to release to

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cyclosporiasis is an intestinal illness caused by the microscopic parasite Cyclospora cayetanensis. People can become infected with Cyclospora by consuming food or water contaminated with the parasite. A person is most infectious when they have diarrhoea, but the parasite may be excreted for several days

The following is from the Fishfiles website, which is an an initiative of the Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC) to provide accurate and informative information on Australia’s sustainable seafood. Every few years the Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC) produces Status of Australian Fish Stocks (SAFS) reports and publishes these at The reports are based

The following is from a media release from Food Standards Australia New Zealand and is included here with permission.   Australian Total Diet Study demonstrates safety of the food supply Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) Chief Executive Officer Mark Booth says the results of the 25th Australian Total Diet Study (ATDS), released today, again