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How the latest food recall affects you

June 21, 2018 — Rachel Clemons

Check here for details of the food product affected, why it's being recalled, who's at risk and what you need to do to stay safe.

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Food supplier dealing with another hepatitis outbreak

April 9, 2018 — Tony Ibrahim

Frozen pomegranate sold nationwide at Coles supermarkets is being recalled.

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Food supplier dealing with another hepatitis outbreak

April 9, 2018 — Tony Ibrahim

Frozen pomegranate sold nationwide at Coles supermarkets are being recalled

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Rockmelon linked to six fatal cases of listeriosis

March 6, 2018 — Tony Ibrahim

Major supermarkets recall rockmelons, with another 13 people still seriously ill.

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Frozen Berry recall linked to 2015 Hep-A outbreak

June 5, 2017 — Tony Ibrahim

Manufacturer vows to stop using Chinese suppliers

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Are you eating genetically modified food?

Nov. 15, 2016 — Alison Potter

CHOICE reveals where you'll find GM foods, and looks at some key concerns, including labelling.

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Extending the shelf life of fresh food

Oct. 19, 2016 — Rachel Clemons

Ever wondered how the shelf life of some fresh foods can be so long?

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Honey safety

Sept. 28, 2016 — Rachel Clemons

Is there any truth in claims that toxic and poisonous imported honey is being sold to unsuspecting Australians?

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Mars recalls chocolate bars

Feb. 24, 2016 — Natasha Patch

Voluntary recall issued in 55 countries after plastic was found in Snickers bar.

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BPA substitute safety concerns

Feb. 12, 2016 — Chris Doyle

A new study has raised concerns over the safety of BPA-free plastics.

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National recall of prepacked lettuce after salmonella outbreak

Feb. 5, 2016 — Jemma Castle

Up to 28 cases of salmonella have been linked to pre-packaged lettuce sold in our biggest supermarkets.

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NZ recalls imported frozen berries

Dec. 8, 2015 — Jemma Castle

Fruzio's imported frozen berries have been recalled in New Zealand after being linked with four cases of hepatitis A.

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Cyanide cancer cure banned

Nov. 25, 2015 — Daniel Graham

Raw apricot kernels will be taken off the shelves due to poisoning danger.

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Coconut drink recalls: cow's milk not declared on label

Oct. 8, 2015 — Rachel Clemons

Consumers with a dairy allergy are being urged to note recent recalls of coconut drink products.

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Recalled berries test negative for hepatitis A

April 17, 2015 — Rachel Clemons

Patties reports negative hepatitis A test results for Nanna's frozen berries.

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