Food Safety

Don’t let your Yuletide joy turn sour.. How to cook the Christmas ‘bird’ safely

In previous blogs we’ve emphasised the importance of adhering to the key food safety principles of  ‘Clean, chill, cook, separate’ (see infographic here  in ensuring your chicken handling skills in the kitchen are up to scratch and that your roast chook doesn’t make you crook – but how does this relate to preparing a [...]

By |2018-12-19T10:44:42+10:00December 19th, 2018|Food Safety|0 Comments

The Dos and Don’ts of Chicken Food Safety!

Chicken tartare, carpaccio or sashimi, anyone? No! I think pretty much everyone understands that you shouldn’t eat raw chicken and why (read more here about why… but given recent servings of chicken sashimi overseas we thought it a timely reminder to look at the dos and don’ts that relate to raw chicken meat and food safety. [...]

By |2018-05-31T13:43:24+10:00September 19th, 2017|Food Safety|0 Comments

Why didn’t the chicken cross the road?

…or the oceans, in the case of chicken meat available to Australian consumers. Consumers often associate the beef and lamb that they buy as having been grown in Australia, but are not so confident about the origin of their chicken meat. Well, good news! Almost all chicken meat available for you to buy in Australia [...]

Food Safety Myths Busted!

by Guest Blogger, Kylie Hewson There are many myths surrounding chicken meat, and keeping with the theme “Raw is Risky” for Australian Food Safety Week (6 – 12th November), which is coordinated by the Australian Food Safety Information Council (AFSIC Food Safety Week), we’ve decided to focus this month’s Chook Chat blog on those myths [...]

By |2018-05-31T13:43:25+10:00November 7th, 2016|Food Safety|0 Comments