Food safety

Find out about national food safety standards, and the food safety services and programs in the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder.

Food safety standards

The Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code requires food businesses to ensure that food handlers and their supervisors have the skills and knowledge for proper food safety and food.

City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder Environmental Health Officers monitor food hygiene through routine inspections and occasional testing for microbiological and chemical standards.

For more information, please contact Environmental Health.


FoodSafe® is a training program on safe food preparation and food handling techniques by Environmental Health Australia. It is suitable for anyone, from individual proprietors, students to multinational corporations.

The Food safety pages of the WA Department of Health's Public Health website provides additional information and resources on food safety.
Download our factsheet on egg safety and salmonella.

Food safety programs

Food safety activities by the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder include:

  •  Educating of food operators and the general community.
  •  Inspecting registered food businesses.
  •  Procurement of food samples for analysis.
  •  Approval and compliance checking of food safety in food businesses.

Envronmental Health Services investigate consumer enquiries and complaints and conducts regular inspections of food premises to ensure compliance with relevant Acts and regulations.

If you have a concern about contaminated food or food poisoning at a food premise, or suspect someone of selling food without a permit, please contact us.