There are a few easy steps that you can take to help ensure that the food you buy and take home is safe and continues to remain safe during storage, including at parties and picnics.
Information pamphlets about good food handling practises can be found on the Department of Health website, by following the link in Related Information.
Food safety in emergency situations
In emergency situations, such as bushfires, natural disasters and power failures, it is vitally important that good food safety practices are followed in order to avoid food poisoning in vulnerable and affected communities. Information about food safety during power failures, emergency catering checklists and information about donating food to emergency services can be found on the Department of Health website by following the link in Related Information.