The kangaroo meat industry has long been plagued by hygiene concerns. The AJP The AJP used this grant to purchase kangaroo meat from different retailers across the country and test them for salmonella and E.coli to prove the unhygienic conditions of the kangaroo meat industry.  Their results showed finding of low levels of E. coli and some Salmonella as well as trace evidence of Acetic Acid, used to sterilise kangaroo meat. Moreover, around the same time period, an internal NSW food safety review found multiple chillers to be non-hygienic and contaminated (see Sydney Morning Herald news article here).