The Government of Western Australia Department of Health is launching a new strategy to reduce foodborne campylobacteriosis infections, which is the state’s most notified foodborne gastrointestinal disease.
Microplastics and nanoplastics are pervasive in the food supply and may be affecting food safety and security on a global scale, according to a new study led by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), Australia’s national science agency.
Australia is seeing a growing “silent pandemic” of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), according to a report released by the Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO). The report outlines the challenges that Australia and the world need to overcome to mitigate the rise of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) is calling for comment on an application to allow the use of alpha-glucosidase—a permitted enzyme processing aid derived from a genetically modified (GM) source—for the brewing of beer.
Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has updated Safe Food Australia, a guide on Australian food safety standards for local government and food businesses, with changes that are relevant to the foodservice and retail food sector.
A recent China–Australia collaborative review examined similarities and differences in the food safety risk assessment systems of China, Australia and New Zealand, Canada, and the U.S., with the aim of identifying areas that could support improvements to the Chinese system.
Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ)’s annual report for 2021–2022 summarizes the agency’s recent work on a range of significant food safety proposals, its monitoring and surveillance of the food supply, and its food recalls and food safety incident response.
Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has estimated the annual economic burden of foodborne illness in Australia and has valuated other costs associated with business losses, regulatory activities, and outbreak investigations and surveillance.