Rockmelon industry ramps up food safety guidelines to restore consumer confidence following listeria outbreak – ABC Rural

Rockmelon industry ramps up food safety guidelines to restore consumer confidence following listeria outbreak – ABC Rural

Food safety guidelines will be ramped up to try to win back consumer confidence following the outbreak of listeria in rockmelons, the Australian Melon Association says. Six people have died as a result of the outbreak identified in February, and despite authorities assuring consumers that rockmelons now on sale are …

Native grass outbreak ‘out of control’ as residents battle tumbleweeds in homes and on roads

Native grass outbreak ‘out of control’ as residents battle tumbleweeds in homes and on roads

Posted March 22, 2018 13:45:59 Photo: A home in north-east Victoria has been inundated by tumbleweed. (Supplied: Leanne Gloury) External Link: Video: Clearing up the hairy panic tumbleweed Related Story: Giant ‘panic grass’ invades Wangaratta Tumbleweed is so out of control in a north-east Victorian town that a resident has …