How to handle seafood safely

How to handle seafood safely

Undercooked or mishandled seafood is one of the most common causes of food poisoning in Australia. Eating warm water fish that has a chef has not properly prepared can cause ciguatera poisoning, including headaches, vomiting, and diarrhoea. Plus, eating seafood that...
The dangers of leaving leftovers too long

The dangers of leaving leftovers too long

There’s something incredibly convenient about reaching into the fridge and pulling out two-day-old pizza or yesterday’s leftover dinner. In our busy schedules, being able to just reach into the fridge for some quick and easy leftovers is a blessing in disguise....
How to host a dinner party safely

How to host a dinner party safely

With lockdown restrictions starting to relax all over the country, plenty of people are inviting friends and family over for dinner parties. Planning your menu, picking out a great playlist, and putting on your favourite dinner party outfit can take up all your time....
How to prepare food safely at home

How to prepare food safely at home

Whether you’re working from home or just trying to save a bit of extra money, eating in is a great way to become a better cook while protecting your wallet. But for those used to ready-made lunches and takeaway dinners, it can be a bit overwhelming finding out...
Food safety during the festive season

Food safety during the festive season

Christmas isn’t Christmas without food. It’s a time to enjoy the company of loved ones in the sunshine, eat and be merry. At the Australian Institute of Accreditation, we understand it’s all go go go! at this time of year – things can get a little hectic to say the...
Personal hygiene tips for food handlers

Personal hygiene tips for food handlers

Whether you are handling food at home, in a hotel, restaurant, sandwich shop, cafeteria or bar, it is important to practise good personal hygiene in order to prevent the spread of foodborne illnesses. If you are handling food and touching your mouth, nose, hair or...