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Poor food handling can cost food venues

Poor food handling can have devastating costs on food businesses Strict food safety requirements must be followed by all food businesses in Australia.  Recently we saw the closure of a restaurant owned by top chef Matt Moran in Brisbane after it was temporarily closed due to food handling issues. The restaurant was closed by a Council […]

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Keeping your child’s lunchbox safe

This post gives you simple lunchbox food safety tips, issued by the Food Safety Information Council. Keeping your kid’s lunchbox safe The typical Australian summer sizzling heat and our kids are getting ready to return to school here are 5 simple lunchbox food safety tips, issued by the Food Safety Information Council: – When buying […]

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Cooling Potentially Hazardous Food


A common contributing factor to food poisoning in a food business is incorrect temperature zone. This is when food is held for too long at temperatures where harmful food poisoning bacteria can grow. It is important that food businesses make sure cooked potentially hazardous food (PHF) has been cooled in accordance to Food Standards Code: A food business must cool the food: […]

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Aussies eating out more often

happy people eating clean food

The NPD Group has reported that foodservice spend is up in Australia for the second quarter of 2017. The Australian economy posted a slight uptick this quarter. Consumer sentiment remains low, and consumer pricing continues to outpace wage growth for the second consecutive quarter. Some signs of recovery are starting to appear, but more must […]

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