The City of Canning’s Environmental Health Services monitor and enforce the correct handling, preparation and storage of food to reduce the risk of food-related illness in our community.

Food can transmit disease from person-to-person as well as serve as a growth medium for bacteria, ultimately causing food poisoning.

For more information please click on the following links:

Infobites are information sheets developed by Food Standards Australia New Zealand with key information on the food safety standards in the code and practical tips to reduce food safety risks. These Infobites fact sheets can be access at the following link and are available in various languages: http://www.foodstandards.gov.au/foodsafety/standards/Pages/Food-safety-requirements.aspx


Should you wish to report food safety concerns please complete the following form and submit via email to customer@canning.wa.gov.au

All food handlers are also encouraged to complete our free online food safety training FoodSafe®
You can access the FoodSafe® Online course free of charge from the website link below. The link takes you to the Environmental Health Australia website. You will need to register your food business details to log in to the external website and purchase the training using the unique code in the “Redeem Online Voucher” section , type FSCANNI350.
To access the training click this link: https://www.ehawa.org.au/events/category/foodsafe-online-43

Any queries, please contact Environmental Health Services on 1300 422 664.
Under Standard 3.2.2 Food Safety Practices, the owners of food businesses are responsible for making sure people who handle food or food contact surfaces in their business, and the people who supervise this work, have the skills and knowledge they need to ensure food safety and hygiene. Having adequate skills and knowledge is a legal requirement, and further advice can be found here. 

For up-to-date information on food safety standards and guidelines, visit the Australia New Zealand Food Authority, email advice@anzfa.gov.au or call the ANZFA advice line on 1300 652 166.

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