Safety first, feast later

Summer means warm days and nights, holidays, Christmas parties and barbecues. 

It’s a busy time when poor food preparation, cooking and storing techniques can lead to increased risks of food poisoning. 

OzFoodNet, an Australian government initiative to understand the causes and incidence of foodborne disease in the community, found in its most recent (2010) analysis there were 1640 outbreaks of gastrointestinal illness, affecting 30,193 people,