A record-high level of food incidents and recalls have been recorded in Australia, according to the annual report of Food Standards Australia New Zealand.

The food safety team at Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) coordinated 106 incidents and recalls from July 2018 to June 2019, which was the highest number of recalls in a 12 month period. This compares to 81 recalls in the same period from 2017 to 2018 and 61 from 2016 to 2017.

Most recalls due to undeclared allergens

 

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