An average of 86 people die each year from food poisoning in Australia

Eileen Wood
By Eileen Wood
Updated June 6 2019 - 11:50pm, first published 8:00pm
FOOD SAFETY: Keep those stomach churning bugs at bay.

AS a nation we're woefully ignorant of basic food safety and it's making us sick.


Eileen Wood

Eileen Wood

Senior Journalist

I'm a senior news journalist at The Senior newspaper, the leading publication bringing targeted news on issues affecting older Australians. We cover NSW, Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania, SA and WA. If you have a story idea I would love to hear it. You can email me: or phone The Senior 02-4355-5000, mob. 0490 373 465

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