Two people have died after eating rockmelon contaminated with listeria. A total of ten cases have been confirmed in NSW, Queensland and Victoria between Jan 17 and Feb 9, and more are expected.
Why kitchen hygiene is just as important for athletes as what is on their plate.
The good news is that the bacteria that cause food to spoil are quite different to the bacteria that typically cause food poisoning, and generally don't make you sick.
A new study raises concerns about raw meat based dog food, but not for the reasons you think.
No, it's extremely rare to contract a parasitic infection from eating sushi or sashimi in Australia.
Already suffering debilitating side effects, chemotherapy patients could be made seriously ill by the food they eat.
Bacteria are everywhere, even on your drink garnishes and ice. While most are not going to harm you, some can make you very sick. Here are some things to consider at public drink stations.
Slaughterhouses are an essential step in meat production. Hygiene standards need to be maintained to prevent the spread of diseases.
They're everywhere in hospitals, travellers' backpacks and the aisles of pharmacies in winter, but do we really need to use alcohol-based hand sanitisers?
Children don’t learn much about how illnesses spread if they are just taught a list of dos and don’ts. They need to know why an action is useful.
What are some of those food safety myths we've long come to believe that aren't actually true?