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Safer food, clearer choices

Safer food,
clearer choices,
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

Shelby's chocolate chip cookies

27 Mar 2020
Recall details
Shelby's chocolate chip cookies

CTC Australia Jersey Caramels

21 Feb 2020

The NSW Food Authority advises:

CTC Australia Jersey Caramels

Spring Home Spring Roll Pastry

19 Feb 2020
Recall details
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News and alerts

News and alerts

General Circular 03/2020 - Change to auditing arrangements for vulnerable persons licensees due to coronavirus

16 Mar 2020

An important update from the Department of Primary Industries

General Circular 02/2020 - Improving equivalence of alternative technique procedures (AS 4696:2007)

13 Feb 2020

An important update from the Department of Primary Industries

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