Food poisoning may sound like a minor impediment to one’s health; many of us have had a mild case, or have a friend who suffered from it. It is a temporarily unpleasant state of being that sometimes means missed workdays, special occasions, or other appointments. The reality of food borne illness is much more dire than many of us would believe; harmful bacteria stemming from mistreated or mishandled food products can have lasting effects on our bodies. Although Queensland holds the title for highest rates of food poisoning in the country, with more Salmonella cases per capita than any other region, the threat of bacterial infection is just as serious in New South Wales. Food Safety NSW regulations have accordingly been established to stem the potential tide of food borne illness among Australians.
Food poisoning comes in many shapes and forms, but at the core is caused by consumption of food or drink contaminated with pathogenic bacteria or other toxic agents. Warm and Read More