Is it done yet? How to use a food thermometer

Celebrity Chef Fast Ed Halmagyi

Listen to Fast Ed’s advice about how to use a food thermometer and safe cooking temperatures






‘Henrietta the Hen’

Listen to Henrietta’s advice about handling her eggs safely.


Indigenous Chef Mark Olive

Listen to Mark Olive’s food safety advice









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Quiz: food poisoning causes

Quiz: odds of getting food poisoning

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Listen to food safety advice from some of Australia’s best know personalities

Fast Ed talks about shopping food safety


‘Fast Ed’ Halmagyi is one of Australia’s best-loved TV chefs and cookery authors who believes in the principle of ‘great food, made easy’. Ed has more than 20 years’ experience cooking in some of the world’s best restaurants, both in Australia and overseas. He is also a presenter on Australia’s number 1 lifestyle TV show Better Homes and Gardens, where he presents his own unique take on some of our favourite dishes.

Dominique Rizzo talks about shopping food safety


Dominique’s aim is to inspire people to cook with fresh, seasonal and local produce with recipes to improve health, build confidence in the kitchen, inspire creative cooking and bring vitality onto people’s plates. With 20 years’ experience as a chef, Dominique shares her knowledge and love of food around Australia through cooking presentations and demonstrations, recipe writing , food styling, radio and TV work that celebrates today’s multicultural kitchen.

 Mark Olive talks about shopping food safety


Mark Olive, known as ‘The Black Olive’ is Australia’s most celebrated and renowned Indigenous chef. Mark’s Outback Cafe TV series is televised in living rooms all over the world, showcasing Mark’s passion for fusing native and Indigenous Australian ingredients with contemporary cooking techniques. Mark continues to provide guidance and opportunity to young Indigenous Australians in the hope of handing down his knowledge and skills to the next generation of cooks.


More food safety advice

Don’t leave your pizza on the benchtop overnight

Listen to what may happen if you leave your leftover pizza out overnight!


Custard tarts – don’t leave them in the temperature danger zone

Egg dishes can be a high risk food – don’t leave them out of the fridge.

Vulnerable populations – tiny tummies

People most at risk of getting food poisoning are those people whose immune system is not very strong. They are the very young such as babies and toddlers. The ‘tiny tummies’.


Kate Brack on Protecting tiny tummies, Radio CSA