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AU: Protecting Australians from unsafe food

Minister for Agriculture & Water Resources: “The Coalition Government is committed to keeping Australia’s borders strong and has set about amending the imported food laws, the changes include giving the government greater scope to hold food at the border if there are reasonable grounds to suspect food poses a serious risk to human health,” Minister Joyce said. “They address limitations with the current regulatory framework for the management of imported food safety risks, which were uncovered following the frozen berries linked to the Hepatitis A outbreak in February 2015.

Read the full article at the Minister for Agriculture & Water Resources website