Salmonella outbreak fears over rockmelon, Food Standards Australia investigates

ROCKMELONS from north Queensland are believed to be the cause behind an outbreak of a rare form of salmonella across New South Wales and South Australia. Pregnant women, infants and the elderly are being warned not to eat rockmelon — also known as cantaloupe — due to the outbreak. The Australian Melon Association said an … Read more Salmonella outbreak fears over rockmelon, Food Standards Australia investigates

Vatican investigates claim hospital funds used to refurbish cardinal’s flat

The Vatican said on Thursday it is investigating two former officials over claims money meant for a children’s hospital was used to refurbish a cardinal’s luxury apartment. Costly work at former Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone’s flat — seeming to clash with Pope Francis’s recommendations that church officials live as modestly as he … Read more Vatican investigates claim hospital funds used to refurbish cardinal’s flat