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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

Halo Top Chocolate Ice Cream 473ml

3 Jul 2020
Recall details
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Pandan Cake

30 Jun 2020
Recall details
Pandan Cake

News and alerts

News and alerts

General Circular - Auditing restrictions on licensed dairy farms and vulnerable persons facilities to be lifted

19 May 2020

An important update from the NSW Food Authority for all approved Third Party Auditors (TPAs).

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