The Food Standards Agency has warned about potentially unsafe meat sold via Facebook.

Implicated meat products were supplied before Jan. 15 by an unregistered and unapproved Wiltshire-based vendor. It is understood that distribution has occurred nationally across England, according to the Food Standards Agency (FSA).

Brand names include Ushqime Organike,
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Australians have been warned about the potential risks of buying and selling food on social media websites.

The Food Safety Information Council (FSIC) said food is being prepared in unregulated home kitchens and offered on social media sites such as Facebook and WeChat.

The health promotion charity said the practice
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“With the ubiquitous nature of social media in current society, health and food safety risk communicators should be taking advantage of these platforms to provide information and engage the public,” reads a recent article in the journal Perspectives in Public Health. To help health information providers navigate social media, researchers
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