Listeriosis infections linked to smoked salmon

Listeriosis infections linked to smoked salmon Listeriosis is the infection caused by listeria bacteria. A number of foods naturally contain the listeria bacteria, including salmon, soft cheeses and some fruits. In recent days, there have been reports of deaths from...

Student dies after eating leftover pasta

Leftover pasta causes death It is a chilling reminder about unseen dangers when news circulated that a Belgium student died after eating leftover pasta. Stories of university students eating leftovers (i.e. pizza) are common. Numerous students typically have quite a...

Listeria death in Victoria

Listeria the cause of death in Melbourne A private hospital has been confirmed as the location where the consumption of foods is linked to an outbreak of a listeria and a death of an elderly resident. A catering company, I Cook Foods, has been ordered to suspend its...

Can you can eat mouldy bread safely?

Would you eat mouldy bread? Have things changed over the last 60 years so much that we are completely terrified of eating foods that show signs of deacay, such as mouldy bread? If we consider great times of hardship, such as wars and natural disasters, people...

Rockmelons cause death

Rockmelons cause death In unfortunate and quite possibly totally avoidable circumstances, two people have died from diseases that have been linked to the handling of rockmelons. It is not a story we normally hear. Rockmelons cause death. The deaths have been linked to...

Coffee cup wars

Coffee Wars Workers in every major capital city in Australia line up religiously every morning at their favourite cafes or boutique hipster coffee space. They do this to gain their morning fix of golden brown, liquid gold. Coffee. The smell of roasted beans, the slick...

Food-mood connection. Is it real?

Can some foods make you ‘high on life’?  Is the food-mood connection real? It is interesting to note that there are a number of studies about our eating habits that are starting to provide interesting data. Evidence suggests that what you eat and how you feel...