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Ricardo's Cafe owner has charges dropped over salmonella outbreak

Ricardo's Cafe owner has charges dropped over salmonella outbreak

An ACT court heard there was no evidence to connect a 2017 salmonella outbreak to the popular Ricardo's Cafe in Jamison.

  • by Elliot Williams

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Scrape off jam mould or throw out the jar? Food safety myths explained
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Theresa May

Scrape off jam mould or throw out the jar? Food safety myths explained

British Prime Minister Theresa May is making international headlines again this morning. But this time it's not Brexit, it's mould. 

  • by Charlotte Grieve
Famous Chinese health food brand stung in honey scandal
China

Famous Chinese health food brand stung in honey scandal

Supposed "high quality" honey brand Tong Ren Tang has been banned and fined for selling expired honey as premium.

  • by Kirsty Needham
Poor regulation contributed to strawberry contamination crisis, report says
Food safety

Poor regulation contributed to strawberry contamination crisis, report says

A government report into the strawberry contamination crisis has found multiple weaknesses in the food chain.

  • by Lucy Stone
'Makes me want to vomit': Rat seen at restaurant in Sydney food court
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'Makes me want to vomit': Rat seen at restaurant in Sydney food court

A video of the animal scurrying around the kitchen of popular Taiwanese restaurant Din Tai Fung is circulating on social media.

  • by Jenny Noyes
The three biggest threats to humanity revealed in Lancet report
Nutrition

The three biggest threats to humanity revealed in Lancet report

For too long humans have ignored the fundamental links between the three biggest threats to the global population

  • by Kate Aubusson
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Popular Sydney fast food outlet closes after video of rats emerges
Eating out

Popular Sydney fast food outlet closes after video of rats emerges

The Oporto store in Broadway has closed after video surfaces showing rats scurrying on the floor.

  • by Laura Chung
Fremantle braces for seafood industry crisis talks
Food safety

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
'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