Australia still has an egg problem.
Australia has an egg problem.
Salmonella infection rates are skyrocketing across the ACT where more than 200 cases were officially notified in each of the past two years.
A pest-infested and filthy chicken shop is just one of several Canberra eateries found to pose a serious public health risk that have not been inspected in more than a year. Meanwhile, stretched resources are causing inspectors to audit Canberra … Continue reading
Providing food safety advice without preaching is tricky. Matching the advice with what happens in reality is damn hard. Amy, Sorenne and I are hanging out in Canberra – Australia’s capital — for the next couple of days while Amy … Continue reading
In early March, 2017, more than 100 people reported becoming sick after dining at Ricardo’s Cafe in Canberra. The outbreak was briefly noted in media accounts – only because so many people took to facebook – and then disappeared from … Continue reading
In May, 2013, at least 162 people who went out for a Mother’s Day meal at the Copa Brazilian in Canberra, Australia, were sickened with Salmonella. The Copa was eventually closed and sold in 2014. But the court case is … Continue reading
More Canberra eateries than ever failed hygiene checks in the same year the ACT government ditched its proposal for “scores on doors” restaurant safety ratings. Markus Mannheim of The Canberra Times writes that in the past year, three in every … Continue reading
Tomorrow is Melbourne Cup day, the (horse) race that stops a nation. It’s like the Kentucky Derby but nation-wide, and the hats are more outrageous. The news has focused on fashion tips for Derby Day, but they should instead focus … Continue reading