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Retail

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.

Highlights

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) advice

COVID-19 awareness for food service voluntary training course (FREE)

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

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.