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Food Safety Information Council: The Australian Food Safety Information Council, in partnership with Tonic Health Media, today launched their food safety tips for Christmas and the holiday period including a warning to consumers to be careful with raw and risky foods. Rachelle Williams, Council Chair, said the risk of food poisoning increases around Christmas time as we enjoy entertaining more and the weather gets warmer, which can cause food poisoning bacteria to grow quickly in many foods. ‘Christmas celebrations can be risky as they often include several generations of family including the very young, pregnant women, the elderly and those with poor immune systems who can become very ill if they do get food poisoning. ‘Here are 5 tips to keep your family and friends food safe during the holidays:

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