The register of food safety convictions developed by the Victorian government shows an alarming number of companies in the food industry are still not adhering to food safety laws.

The aptly labelled “Name and Shame” register details food vendors and restaurants throughout Victoria that have engaged in serious breaches of food safety law and regulation.

An anxiety-provoking number of restaurants, cafes, and related eateries in Victoria have earned their place on the register for improper food handling practices. The offences were numerous, and despite the ease of access to food safety training across Australia, 25% of the total offenders were convicted with offences directly related to a lack of training.

Click here to read the full article from Australian Institute of Food Safety.