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Listeria (food poisoning)

Listeria is bacteria carried in some foods that can cause an infection and may lead to miscarriage. Find out ways to avoid listeria infections.

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Food preparation and safety

Food poisoning can be avoided by correct food preparation and safety in the kitchen. Learn more about food storage, preparation and cooking.

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Food poisoning in children and teenagers | Raising Children Network

Food poisoning is a type of gastroenteritis, usually caused by germs in contaminated food. Symptoms include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain and diarrhoea.

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Preventing food poisoning at home | SA Health

Food poisoning can be caused by eating food contaminated by bacteria, viruses, parasites or fungi, or by toxins produced by them

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Food safety | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

When people get sick from eating food, this is known as 'food borne' illness or ‘food poisoning’

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Food poisoning - listeria - Better Health Channel

Listeria infection is uncommon but very dangerous for the elderly, people whose immune systems are not working properly and pregnant women and their unborn babies.

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Lead exposure

Lead is a naturally occurring heavy metal and is a soft greyish-blue colour. People can be exposed to lead in the environment through the air, dusts, food and water which is mainly absorbed into the body by eating or inhalation.

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Dangerous & poisonous plants: child safety | Raising Children Network

Keep children safe in the garden by removing, fencing off or not growing poisonous plants and dangerous plants. This guide has pictures of plants to avoid.

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Poisonous or harmful plants | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

Lots of plants are poisonous or capable of causing highly allergic reactions

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Accidental poisoning - MyDr.com.au

Children's curiosity can lead to danger, such as unintentional poisoning.

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