While baked goods are likely to be safe, affected poppy seeds made into a tea can lead to seizures or cardiac arrests.
Don’t be fooled by some expiry dates, some foods last longer than you may think.
Save your sanitisers – washing your fruit and veggies under running water is the recommended cleaning method, food microbiologist Julian Cox says.
How do we avoid foodborne illnesses this festive season? Associate Professor Julian Cox from UNSW School of Chemical Engineering knows a thing or two about food safety.
Food scientists at UNSW are minimising the adverse health effects of allergens in milk and other food products by developing innovative processing techniques that alter the properties of allergenic proteins.