Council’s Environmental Health Officers (EHOs) investigate reports relating to food safety in businesses in Playford in accordance to the South Australian Food Act (2001). Reports can relate to any of the following:
If you have a complaint or concern, please call 8256 0333 or email us at: email@example.com a.gov.au. If you suspect you experienced food poisoning from eating at a food business within the City of Playford, we suggest you seek medical help immediately.
Our EHOs will ask:
To learn about food safety, visit SA Health.
In 2016, City of Playford introduced a Food Safety Rating Scheme called “Scores on Doors” for food businesses. It is our way of promoting a food businesses’ level of compliance of safe food handling practices and helps you make more informed choices about where you purchase food.
There are over 500 food premises in City of Playford! Council promotes food safety and ensures compliance with legislation (the legislation is listed below) by:
Your responsibility as a food business
All food business (including those that are home-based) must comply with:
It is requirement of the Food Act that all food businesses handling or selling food complete one of the following:
City of Playford’s Environmental Health Officers (EHOs) conduct routine inspections on the following businesses:
The frequency of inspections is dependents on your food business classification under the South Australian Food Business Risk Classification, and:
Please note: All food businesses are charged a fee for food inspections as prescribed in the South Australia Food Regulations 2002 in line with City of Playfords Food Inspection Fee Policy. Fee exceptions are given for Not for Profit and/or charitable organisations.
Our Environmental Health Officers (EHOs) provide FREE food safety training sessions for food handlers that work within the council area.
The training covers all aspects of what EHO’s look for during inspections and how food handlers can ensure they produce only safe and suitable food. A free take-home workbook will be provded.
For session times please contact the Environmental Health Team on 8256 0333, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Bookings are essential.
Also available is I’m Alert FREE Online Training this can help you and your staff develop basic skills for safe and suitable food production.
For businesses that supply non-mains drinking water to the public, they must:
Note: The Act does not apply to domestic use of rainwater tanks or other private supplies.
To access the registration form, standard risk management plans on Safe Drinking Water Supplies, visit SA Health.