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Food poisoning

Food poisoning is caused by bacteria, viruses or toxins in the food we eat. Learn more about food safety and how to avoid getting food poisoning.

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This festive season, don't give your loved ones food poisoning

With the festive season comes the risk of food poisoning. Follow these tips to stay healthy and safe when entertaining at home.

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Barbecuing food safely

Food poisoning cases increase during the barbecue season, so remember these simple steps to help keep your food safe on the ‘barbie’.

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Listeria and listeriosis

Listeriosis is a type of food poisoning caused by eating foods contaminated with Listeria bacteria and can be dangerous for certain people. Find out more here.

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Causes of diarrhoea

Read more about what can cause diarrhoea. Various acute infections as well as long-term health conditions, bowel disease and even medical treatments.

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Underlying causes of vomiting

Your vomiting may be due to many reasons. Learn more about different causes of vomiting such as infections, migraine, and medical treatments.

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Food safety

Learn how to prepare, cook and store food safely to avoid cross contamination and discover tips to help prevent you from becoming ill.

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Staph infections

Are you at risk of a staph infection? Learn how to spot the signs and symptoms of different kinds of staph infection, and how to prevent and treat it.

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Food safety guide

How long can you leave food in the fridge? What temperature is safe to cook food? Answer these questions and more with this infographic about food safety.

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Vomiting

Vomiting is usually not a sign of anything serious and tends to only last one or two days. Learn about the causes and when to get medical advice.

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