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Food Safety Info Council Newsletter no. 7 February 2015
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Food safety advice for young people leaving home
 
With Uni and colleges starting up for 2015, many young people are leaving home for the first time. Our research shows that young adults have the poorest food handling knowledge. We have food safety advice for young people leaving home on our website to help them organise that communal kitchen!

Frozen berries

A lot of people have contacted us about the recent link between frozen berries and a Hepatitis A outbreak. Food Standards Australia New Zealand, who are one of our members, have the latest information on their website

Unpasteurised (raw) milk 

The consumption of unpasteurised or raw milk sold as 'bath' milk has possibly been linked to the death of a chid and the illness of several others. See our advice on raw milk products
 
Why not become a member?

Are you passionate about helping to prevent the 4.1 million cases of food poisoning annually? Do you want to take part in deciding the theme for each year’s Australian Food Safety Week?
 
If you answered yes, to both of these questions then we need you as a member of the Food Safety Information Council. 
You can have a say and have a part to play in reducing food poisoning in this country.You’ll get access to all the Council’s food safety resources and research, our many promotional materials and be seen on our website.
The annual fee for an individual is only $330 and for corporates or government agencies the membership fee is just $1320 per year. 
Our membership fees are used to promote the importance of food safety in our community.
Here is the link to the Membership application 
Please fill it out and email to our Membership Convenor.
We look forward to working with you to reduce food poisoning in Australia.

New mailing details
Our mailing address has changed to: PO Box 6316 Kingston ACT 2604
Our address is no longer: PO Box 139 Red Hill ACT 2603
Our phone contact remains 0407 626 688
Our only email address is info@foodsafety.asn.au
 
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