Food and hygiene issues

Keeping city businesses safe and clean for consumers.

In the interests of public health and safety, businesses are required to adhere to certain food handling and hygiene standards.

If you feel these standards have been breached, we encourage you to let us know.

When you should notify us

Please tell us about any:

  • foreign matter found in food
  • poor personal hygiene/food handling
  • pests
  • unclean food premises
  • food premise waste storage/refuse

In addition, we encourage you to notify us about general health-related issues such as:

  • unsanitary conditions
  • odours
  • pests
  • waste storage/refuse

What we do to help

The City of Adelaide has a team of Environmental Health Officers (EHOs) who are responsible for monitoring and investigating health issues that arise within the Adelaide city and North Adelaide, as shown on this map

Report an incident

Need more information?

If you have any questions regarding lodging a food or hygiene report, please contact the customer centre: