Food Safety Alerts

Food Safety Alerts

Recalls and Withdrawals

Keep up with the latest food recalls occurring in Australia, including red meat, poultry, seafood, meat and seafood products.

FSANZ Food Recalls

Harvest Area Closures

Areas for harvesting of bivalve shellfish may be closed for a limited or temporary period if any of the following occurs:

  • Rainfall trigger for the harvest area is exceeded
  • Biotoxins are present in concentrations which exceed those defined in the Food Standards Code
  • Algal levels exceed the trigger level or are rising rapidly to the trigger level
  • Cases of shellfish poisoning are confirmed
  • Voluntarily closed by the harvester
  • Any other information or public health risk indicates a necessity to do so.