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According to Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ), between 1 January 2006 and 31 December 2015, they were notified of 603 food recalls. The average number of recalls per year for the last 10 years was 60 recalls per year.
Undeclared allergens are the second most common reason for food recalls in Australia with 192 recalls between 1 January 2006 and 31 December 2015, and an average of 19 recalls per year in this category. During the last 10 years, undeclared dairy (milk) has been the most common allergen related recall, accounting for 30% of all allergen related recalls. Peanut is the second most common type of allergen-related recalls, accounting for 18% in this category.
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If your business relies or sits alongside the food industry, you may already be keeping an eye on the Ai Group Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index (Australian PMI).
Only two of the seven activity sub-indexes – those for employment (which went up 4.7 points to 52.5) and exports (up 2.9 points to 51.0) – were above 50 points in December (readings below 50 indicate a contraction in activity, with the distance from 50 indicative of the strength of the decrease). As in November, four of the eight manufacturing sub-sectors expanded in December.