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NSW Food Authority

Learn more about the NSW Food Authority



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.


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.


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 and advisories

Fifya Greek Tzatziki Dip 200g

1 Dec 2023
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Old El Paso Hard 'n Soft Taco Kit 350g

30 Nov 2023
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News and alerts

News and alerts

FAQ: Broken Bay toxic algal bloom

23 Dec 2022
NSW Food Authority has advised recreational fishers to avoid eating shellfish collected or caught in the Broken Bay area

General Circular - Remote food safety audits update

14 Jan 2022

Remote audits to continue until 30 June 2022

Public health alert: Raw Pacific oysters from Coffin Bay SA linked to NSW Vibrio parahaemolyticus outbreak

19 Nov 2021

NSW Health and the NSW Food Authority are investigating an outbreak of Vibrio parahaemolyticus infections linked to the consumption of raw Pacific o

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