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Fremantle braces for seafood industry crisis talks

Fremantle braces for seafood industry crisis talks

Stakeholders in the seafood industry are set to gather in Perth to talk about how new proposals and legislation could wipe out the industry.

  • by Dakshayani Shankar

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'Civilisation in crisis': Science tells us how to eat to save our planet
Environmental Protection

'Civilisation in crisis': Science tells us how to eat to save our planet

Humanity must radically change its diet to avert catastrophic damage to the planet, including cutting red meat consumption by more than half, a major report warns.

  • by Kate Aubusson
New guidelines say give babies peanut butter and forget 'hypo-allergenic' formula
Baby formula

New guidelines say give babies peanut butter and forget 'hypo-allergenic' formula

New Australian guidelines recommend babies should have eggs and peanuts introduced into their food before they turn one, even if they are at high risk of a reaction.

  • by Kate Aubusson
'I almost vomited': Perth woman finds mouse in Spudshed salad package
Food safety

'I almost vomited': Perth woman finds mouse in Spudshed salad package

A Perth woman who almost vomited when she spotted a dead rodent in a packaged supermarket salad has received a heartfelt apology from the West Australian family business which produces the salad.

  • by Fran Rimrod
Queensland's strawberry industry takes financial hit after needles crisis
Mark Furner

Queensland's strawberry industry takes financial hit after needles crisis

The future for Queensland's strawberry industry is looking more positive, while shoppers have recently benefited from cheap prices.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Is it high time parents embrace hemp foods?
Food safety

Is it high time parents embrace hemp foods?

Hemp is highly nutritious but three-quarters of parents are worried about giving it to their children.

  • by Sarah Berry
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How to avoid food poisoning this Christmas
Food

How to avoid food poisoning this Christmas

If you want to avoid spending Boxing Day sick in bed, follow this advice from the health experts.

  • by Josh Dye
The pearly question: Should you buy shucked or unshucked oysters?
Christmas

The pearly question: Should you buy shucked or unshucked oysters?

Pre-shucked oysters can be more expensive, but worth the convenience to some. But should we be doing it?

  • by Julie Power
Christmas ham recalled due to Listeria fears
Christmas

Christmas ham recalled due to Listeria fears

People in NSW, Queensland and Western Australia are urged to check their Christmas ham packaging due to a recall over contamination concerns. 

  • by Jenny Noyes
Urgent recall over fears there may be glass in Nanna’s Family Apple Pie

Urgent recall over fears there may be glass in Nanna’s Family Apple Pie

Nanna’s Family Apple Pie has been recalled from supermarkets across Australia amid fears of potential glass in the product.

  • by Melissa Cunningham
Fishers warned not to eat crabs, fish and shellfish from Mindarie Marina

Fishers warned not to eat crabs, fish and shellfish from Mindarie Marina

“In the worst case scenario, PSP may cause muscular paralysis in people who consume affected shellfish, crabs or fish from the marina.”