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NSW Aged-Care Facility Death Linked to Salmonella - An investigation is currently taking place into a number of NSW nursing homes, after an elderly man died as a result of suspected salmonella food poisoning, and nine other residents have been hospitalised. NSW Health have reported that the first instances of this salmonella outbreak began to appear in aged-care homes this year on January the 21st. This news follows reports last year discovered that Salmonella cases in ... http://ht.ly/2UEYcf
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Rats, Bats and Snakes Off the Menu for Chinese New Year - Soon the celebrations for Chinese New Year will be in full swing, prompting the Chinese government to issue food safety warnings that will tone down some of the stranger culinary festivities. Falling on Thursday the 19th of February this year, Chinese New Year is known throughout the world for its extravagant ceremonies, vibrant festivals, and traditional focus on the representation of each year with a different ... http://ht.ly/2Ut27Y
As the celebrations for Chinese New Year begin, the Chinese government is issuing food safety warnings to tone down some stranger culinary festivities.
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Victoria Names and Shames Food Safety Training Offenders - The register of food safety convictions developed by the Victorian government shows an alarming number of companies in the food industry are still not adhering to food safety laws. The aptly labelled “Name and Shame” register details food vendors and restaurants throughout Victoria that have engaged in serious breaches of food safety law and regulation. An anxiety-provoking number of restaurants, cafes, and rela... http://ht.ly/2UjQPR
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The Science of Food Safety: Mars and IBM team up for DNA Sequencing Study http://ht.ly/2UescQ
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Could Oral Therapy Potentially Cure Peanut Allergies? - A recent study at Murdoch’s Children Research Institute may have discovered a potential cure for peanut allergies. According to scientists, initial trials have come to a successful completion, providing useful information for the future of allergy management. The discovery is particularly relevant in light of the fact that peanut allergies have started to increase over the last two decades by over 350%. The course ... http://ht.ly/2U2M45
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Yet Another Salmonella Outbreak in Brisbane - Hot on the heels of a salmonella outbreak earlier this month which affected over 130 people, dozens more people in Brisbane have been hospitalised with salmonella poisoning. The outbreak is linked to sushi rolls produced by KB Heaven Sushi on Brisbane’s south-side which was then distributed to dozens of Asian grocery stores and sold on to unsuspecting consumers. The majority of those affected bought the sushi rolls on Tuesda... http://ht.ly/2TKVdI
Hot on the heels of a salmonella outbreak which affected over 130 people, dozens more people in Brisbane have been hospitalised with salmonella poisoning.
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Horrible Hygiene Humbles MKR Duo Gina and Anna - Social media was just one of the locations to receive an outpouring of disgusted comments recently after mother-daughter duo Anna and Gina demonstrated a number of food safety faux pas on “My Kitchen Rules”. The first couple to be eliminated, Anna and Gina from Canberra made a dramatic exit from the popular television show. However, the response that followed their departure was even more striking. Fans of the reality TV ... http://ht.ly/2Uzj39
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Masterchef George Calombaris Enforces Doggy Bag Documentation http://ht.ly/2UpMzM
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President Obama Recommends $1.6 Billion US Food Safety Agency http://ht.ly/2UgZpO
President Obama this week announced a proposal for USD $1.6 billion to be invested into a single Food Safety agency in the USA.
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Pasteurisation protesters: The Raw Milk Saga Continues… - Avid drinkers of raw milk were left feeling bitter recently following the news that Jane Garrett, Victoria Consumer Affairs Minister, had sanctioned an undrinkable ingredient to be added to all raw milk produce sold in stores from Sunday the 1st of February. As a result, approximately 150 people gathered last weekend in Melbourne to protest, including Rebecca Freer, a spokeswoman who commented that the use of raw... http://ht.ly/2U91x3
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Can One Chicken Feed the World? A Closer Look at Lab-Produced Meat. http://ht.ly/2TUtzc
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New Zealand Winemakers Fighting Increased Food Safety Fees - Earlier this week the Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) in New Zealand announced a proposed $12.8 million increase in fees in order to maintain food safety levels and protect New Zealand from biosecurity risks. Of the proposed fee increase, $2.9 million would be payable by the wine industry in a move that has been deemed ‘manifestly unfair’ by Steve Green, Chairman of the New Zealand Winegrowers Association... http://ht.ly/2TIkHw
Earlier this week the Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) in New Zealand announced a proposed $12.8 million increase in fees in order to maintain food safety levels.
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AIFS is Australia's leading provider of Food Safety training.
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The Australian Institute of Food Safety (AIFS) is dedicated to helping food businesses and food workers to meet their legal obligations by helping them to develop solid food safety skills and knowledge.

Our goal is to ensure that our clients keep their business, their customers and their staff safe.