Food Safety

It is a requirement that all staff working in a food business must have adequate knowledge of basic food safety and food hygiene. Refer to the links below for important information:

Food poisoning

Food labelling and ingredients

Safe cooling of cooked rice

Safe food storage - Information sheet 

Health and hygiene for food handling - Information sheet

Hand washing in food premises - Information Sheet

Food Handler Training

The Food Standards Code requires a food business to ensure that persons undertaking or supervising food handling operations have –

(a)          skills in food safety and food hygiene matters; and

(b)          knowledge of food safety and food hygiene matters, relative to their work                           activities.

In order to assist businesses, the Shire of Mundaring provides free on-line food safety training.

The Shire has recently changed the training package it provides from I'm Alert to FoodSafe Online. You may register and complete the FoodSafe Online course by going to

Proceed to the PAYMENT DETAILS section and enter the below code in the "Redeem Online Voucher" field for free access:



A preview of FoodSafe Online can be viewed here.


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