Food poisoning or foodborne illness is the name for a range of illnesses caused by eating or drinking contaminated food or drink. Approximately 4.1 million people in Australia are affected by food poisoning each year.
Our environmental health officers regularly inspect and monitor local food businesses to ensure the food they provide is safe.
There are many simple food safety tips you can follow to prevent food poisoning in the home.
The following videos were developed for food site holders at the Central Highlands Multicultural Festival.
Food Site Hygiene
The Queensland Health small business regulatory form, the Food Pantry is here!
The pantry provides a simple and user-friendly way for food businesses and consumers to find information about general food safety, legislative, licensing and training requirements. It includes new interactive online tools:
Access more information on the Queensland Health website.