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NSW has around 40,000 retail food businesses including bakeries, B&Bs, bistros, cafes, canteens, caterers, delicatessens, health food shops, home businesses, kiosks, licensed clubs, markets, restaurants, mobile and street vendors, and takeaways.


COVID-19 (Coronavirus) advice

Australia is actively responding to an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.

Allergies and intolerances

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) sets standards for labelling of products containing food allergens, gluten and sulphite preservatives.

Licensing and notifying

Food businesses in NSW must either hold a licence from the NSW Food Authority or notify their business details to the relevant body.

Latest news and alerts

Latest news and alerts

Shelby's chocolate chip cookies

27 Mar 2020
Recall details
Shelby's chocolate chip cookies

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

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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