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Food borne illness in Australia falling except salmonella which is increasing

Despite more than four million Australians getting sick from contaminated food each year, the overall national rate of food poisoning is falling.

Except, that is, when it comes to salmonella.

A glance at Victoria's Department of Health figures for example, shows a 50 per cent increase in salmonella in poisoning since 2012.

Queensland has seen a doubling of salmonella poisoning cases in the past 12 months.


 

To read more:  ABC Rural, 13 August 2015