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NSW Food Authority

Learn more about the NSW Food Authority

Sectors

Industry

The NSW food industry is a significant contributor to the economy with 55,000 food businesses across the state. The food processing industry alone contributes $25 billion.

Retail

NSW has around 40,000 retail food businesses that account for significant employment and economic activity. This diverse sector can include bakeries, B&Bs, cafes, canteens, caterers and markets.

Consumer

No matter how safe food is when purchased, the last link in the food safety chain is safe storage and preparation by consumers.

Important sections

Name and Shame register

The NSW Food Authority publishes lists of businesses that have breached or are alleged to have breached NSW food safety laws.

Scores on Doors

Scores on Doors is the NSW hygiene and food safety scoring program that displays the results of regular inspections of food premises.

Recalls

Recalls and advisories

News and alerts

News and alerts

General Circular - Changes to the Third Party Auditor renewal process under the Food Act 2003

18 Dec 2020

An important update from the NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) for Third Party Auditors (TPA) in NSW. 

General Circular - Remote food safety auditing guidance

21 Sep 2020

NSW Government advice in response to COVID-19 has resulted in travel and work restrictions in some regions.

General Circular - Biosecurity Management Plan implementation for abattoirs and knackeries

18 Feb 2021

An important update from the NSW Food Authority on an implementation program to assess compliance with Biosecurity Manage

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