Day: November 30, 2015

AU: What food poisoning risks lurk in your home?

ABC: Millions of Australians get food poisoning every year and many of these cases are caused by foods prepared at home. From rice to chicken, test your food safety knowledge and find out whether you know what the risks are.

It’s estimated that every year 4.1 million Australians will suffer a bout of food poisoning. That means that on average, we get sick from something we ate or drank every five years.

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Day: November 30, 2015

AU: Adelaide company releases ‘world first’ food traceability app

iTWire: A food traceability app that allows consumers to instantly trace the origin and safety of food products they are buying on their smartphone or tablet is to be released on the market early in 2016 by Adelaide’s Beston Global Food Company.

The publically-listed Beston (ASX: BFC) says the OZIRIS app, together with its existing BRANDLOK anti-counterfeiting technology, is believed to be a world first in combining multi-layered covert IR and UV technology with ‘track & trace’ software technology.

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