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Food allergen labelling

Lupin added to mandatory allergen labelling

Lupin has been added to the list of 9 allergens that must be declared on food labels, following consideration by ministers responsible for food regulation.
From left, Clinic members Anne Hawkins, Nik Stoyanov, Helen Mountain, Nick Pachter with member of the Sofoulis family Wendy, Darryl, Zack and Matt (with photo of Alecia).

Heartbreak spurs life-saving donation

A Toodyay family’s heartbreak at losing their much loved daughter and sister may soon be helping spare other families a similar tragedy.
Valium tablets

Valium (diazepam) 5mg tablets recall

All batches of Valium 5 mg tablets supplied in blister packs of 50 tablets have been recalled.
A woman administering a vaccine shot

New data confirms safety of the flu vaccine

Vaccine safety surveillance system, AusVaxSafety, released a report last week confirming the safety of the flu vaccine.
Rachel and Isla

FSH delivering bubs 10 weeks premature

Fiona Stanley Hospital is the only hospital south of the river that can care for babies delivered up to 10 weeks premature.