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Food Safety in an Emergency 

Food may or may not be safe after an emergency situation such as a:

  • power failure
  • flood
  • bushfire
  • severe weather.

Always remember:

When in doubt, throw it out!

However, appearance or smell is not always a reliable indicator. Some foods may look and smell fine, but if they have been warm too long, they may contain enough bacteria to make people ill.

SA Health have developed useful food safety factsheets in an emergency:

More information on food safety is also available from SA Health

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Clinic Locations

  • Burnside Council Coopers Room

    Cnr Greenhill & Portrush Roads
    Tusmore

  • Campbelltown - The ARC

    531 Lower North East Road
    Campbelltown

  • Prospect Council Irish Harp Room

    128 Prospect Road
    Prospect

  • St Peters EHA Office

    101 Payneham Road
    St Peters

  • Unley Town Hall

    Oxford Terrace
    Unley

  • Walkerville Council

    66 Walkerville Terrace
    Gilberton