New country of origin food labelling regulations may not be fully implemented until 2017.
The Department of Health said there is “very strong evidence” linking Nanna’s recalled berries with an increased risk of Hep A.
Patties Foods has found no Hepatitis A or E.coli on recalled products after completing its microbiological and viral testing.
David Jones has recalled its Hotel Chocolat milk-free chocolate eggs, because there is a chance they may contain milk.
Six of Target Australia’s Easter chocolate products have been recalled due to the potential presence of undeclared allergens.
Kraft Foods Group is recalling 242,000 cases of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinner as some boxes may contain small pieces of metal.
Australia has had less cases of Hepatitis A this year than this time last year, despite the outbreak linked with frozen berries.
Darling Downs Fresh Eggs and Mountain Range Eggs have been recalled in QLD, NSW and NT due to potential microbial contamination.
5 percent of the imported canned tuna involved in a Sydney food poisoning case were being checked at the border.
A tinned tuna product linked to four cases of food poisoning has been removed from the market, according to the NSW Food Authority.
The Department of Health has defended itself against media reports suggesting it waited a month to act on the Hepatitis cases.
Tony Abbott has called upon Ian Macfarlane and Barnaby Joyce to prepare a submission for cabinet by the end of March.
100 percent screening will apply to frozen berries from factories in China linked to the Australian Hepatitis A incident.
Nanna’s Mixed Berries have been epidemiologically linked with the outbreak, but the source of the virus remains unconfirmed.
Federal Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce has called for a country of origin framework that is unambiguous and compulsory.
SA’s wholesale fruit and vegetable market has witnessed a rise demand for Australian produced fresh blueberries and raspberries.
Slater and Gordon is “actively” pursuing a class action against Patties Foods following the Hepatitis outbreak.
The Department of Agriculture is seeking assurances from China about the safety of further shipments of frozen berries.
Nick Xenophon has called for an independent review of Australia’s imported food safety regime following the hepatitis A outbreak.
The Greens party and Nick Xenophon have renewed focus on country-of-origin labelling by reintroducing a food labelling Bill.