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AU: Fraudulent food poisoning claims hit UK travel industry

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Australian Institute of Food Safety: Fake food poisoning claims are an increasing problem for travel insurance companies. UK-based company Thompson have reported a 1400 percent increase in food poisoning related claims since 2013. In the past year alone, tens of thousands of claims have been made for amounts ranging from A$5000 to A$8400. Travel firm Tui have reported a 15-fold increase in the same period.

Read the full article at the Australian Institute of Food Safety website