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Crane Bar: Popular restaurant fined thousands after ignoring earlier calls to clean its act up

A woman shared a picture of medium rare chicken strips on Facebook and the internet lost its mind

Good bacteria to fight salmonella cases

Queensland researchers are looking at introducing "friendly" bacteria to bagged supermarket salads to prevent potentially deadly outbreaks of salmonella and listeria.

University of Queensland scientists have found bacteria commonly found in fermented foods like sauerkraut and kimchi naturally eradicates bacteria which is harmful to humans.

Top 5 food safety tips from Queensland Health

The top five tips from Queensland Health on ensuring food safety are:

• Always wash hands before and after handling eggs and raw chicken

• Prevent cross contamination by using separate chopping boards, tongs, knives, containers and other equipment when storing, preparing, handling and cooking raw and ready to eat food.

Food Safety In the Tropics - What to do when the power goes off

You have just filled your fridge up with food and the power goes out!

 What do you do?

Each year a staggering 86 people die with food poisoning and it is the preventable illness.

A tropical wet season can place serious stress on our electricity grid as people keep their air conditioners on for longer periods.