Food Poisoning News

Original pop criminal

Friday October 23, 2009
WHILE Nick Cave has become a household name in recent years, his former partner in crime in the Birthday Party and Boys Next Door, Rowland S. Howard, has largely flown under the radar. So much so, that somehow he was nominated at this year's ARIA Awards for Breakthrough Artist. However, his slashing, reverb-drenched guitar playing and uncompromising attitude saw him revered as a punk prince by guitarists around the world.

PM says he can still stomach the west

Friday October 2, 2009
PRIME Minister Kevin Rudd has pressed ahead with a trip to the nation's west, despite having a stomach bug and cancelling lunch with Hungarian President Laszlo Solyom yesterday.

Bakery That Put Dozens In Hospital Fined $40,000

Tuesday December 30, 2008
THE Sydney bakery responsible for a food poisoning outbreak that affected 319 people, of whom 136 were admitted to hospital, has been fined more than $40,000 for breaches of the Food Act.

Egged On To Defeat Poisoning

Sunday December 7, 2008
A SMALL, egg-shaped device may become the latest weapon in the fight against food poisoning, thanks to the efforts of a Queensland University of Technology industrial design student.

The Grim Reaper's Fruit And Veg

Friday October 3, 2008
YEARS ago, I used to be smug about food poisoning because I was a vegetarian. That could never happen to me, the good little plant-eater. People only got sick from tainted meat or fish, right?

Harradine Thrown By Food Poisoning

Saturday August 16, 2008
BENN Harradine sat with the dietitian and went over every morsel of food that had entered his mouth in Morocco.

Illness Throws Harradine's Games Plans Into Disarray

Thursday July 17, 2008
NEWCASTLE discus thrower Benn Harradine has been hospitalised in Amsterdam with a severe bout of food poisoning, placing his Olympic preparations in disarray.

Red Alert Over Salmonella Poisoning

Thursday June 12, 2008
THESE are humbling times for America. The dollar has collapsed. Holiday plans are in turmoil because of soaring petrol prices. And now food is carrying risks more often associated with Third World countries.

Food Bill Leaves A Bitter Taste

Saturday April 12, 2008
When the NSW Food Authority surveyed samples from 25 kebab shops earlier this year, less than half were described as "satisfactory". Half contained traces of E.coli, the bacteria commonly associated with undercooked meat and food poisoning.

Minister In Dark Over Food Deaths

Sunday April 15, 2007
AN investigation is under way into how four nursing home residents died and 22 others became sick over the Easter holiday after one of Victoria's worst outbreaks of food poisoning - but the health minister only found out about it yesterday.

Mystery On Food Poison Deaths Wait

Sunday April 15, 2007
AN investigation is under way into how four nursing home residents died and 22 others became sick over the Easter holiday after one of Victoria's worst outbreaks of food poisoning - but the health minister only found out about it yesterday.

Diners Struck Down By Food Poisoning

Sunday January 23, 2005
SALMONELLA is believed to be behind a food-poisoning outbreak that has made at least 135 people ill.

Poison Food Leaves 400 Ill

Saturday January 22, 2005
HUNDREDS of people may have fallen ill after eating at the Alasya restaurant in Brunswick in one of the biggest food poisoning outbreaks in Melbourne in recent years.

Brothers Fined Over Restaurant's 'dangerous' Food

Friday August 20, 2004
A magistrate was shocked yesterday how Melbourne patrons had avoided food poisoning given the terrible state of conditions at a popular city Chinese restaurant.

Pizza Restaurant Blamed For Food Poisoning

Saturday January 17, 2004
Poor food-handling hygiene and inadequate oven cooking temperatures have been blamed for a food poisoning outbreak at a popular Camberwell pizza shop that affected at least 33 people.

Enough To Turn You Green : Fresh Veg Linked To Food Poisoning

Saturday November 29, 2003
Australia's love affair with fresh food may be having an unexpected negative impact on our health, with uncooked fruit and vegetables emerging as culprits in food poisonings.

Party Season Food Poisoning Warning

Monday November 10, 2003
FOOD served at weddings, parties and even the traditional Christmas family lunch has poisoned, sickened and hospitalised scores of unsuspecting guests in the past year.

Mushrooms Blamed For Poisoning

Saturday September 6, 2003
An outbreak of food poisoning at the Darling Harbour Convention Centre that saw five ambulances, including a medical mini-bus, called to treat diners, is believed to have been caused by a rare mushroom toxin.

Herbal Remedy On Way For Food Poisoning

Sunday July 20, 2003
A NEW use has been found for basil: protecting our meals from organisms that cause food poisoning.

$100,000 Fine Over Food Poisoning

Thursday June 5, 2003
A MELBOURNE Vietnamese restaurant at the centre of a massive food poisoning outbreak in January yesterday was fined more than $100,000 for food safety breaches.

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