Food Safety

Are you required to comply with the Food Standards Code and the Queensland Food Act?

Are you required to have a Food Safety Program that needs to be audited?

Are you simply in need of assistance to ensure that your food products are safe and suitable?

This can be made easy for you! Dorothy Richmond has the right technical expertise for you to save you time and money. While audits are part and parcel of food production Dorothy can help you make them more efficient and cost effective.

Dorothy is approved under the Food Act 2006 to perform audit functions. Dorothy is one of the few food safety auditors living in North Queensland so food auditing costs in particular travel time costs for you will be minimised. She has been involved in the local food production and distribution for many years and has worked with large scale and niche food producers. She is an accomplished food safety trainer and has assisted clients with developing policies and procedures related to food safety or GHP implementation.

Businesses and individuals that have benefited from Dorothy’s training include:

Food Manufacturing

  • Bakers & Pastry cooks
  • Farm gate vendors & Fruit packaging
  • Dairy
  • Seafood
  • Water
  • Vanilla
  • Honey, Chocolate & Preserves
  • Butchery & Chicken
  • Snack bars

Hospitality & Retail

  • Multinational hotels
  • Restaurants
  • Tour guides
  • Flight attendants
  • B and Bs
  • Market Stalls
  • Supermarkets
  • Food Purveying
  • Food Transportation

Healthcare & Community

  • Childcare centres
  • Afterschool Care
  • Aged care facilities
  • School home economics teachers
  • Hospitals
  • Employment agency clients
  • School Tuckshops
  • Indigenous Hostels
  • Meals on Wheels

She brings to the TNQ food industry a unique suite of tertiary qualifications all related to food including food technology, nutrition, professional cookery, education and environmental sustainability.

Dorothy can provide advice on common allergens such as:

  • Peanut
  • Tree nut
  • Egg

  • Milk
  • Fish
  • Crustaceans

  • Sesame
  • Soy
  • Gluten and sulphites

When not conducting food safety audits Dorothy is available for in house consultancy and training. Your auditors may have issued some non-conformances that need to be addressed and Dorothy can help you to rectify these issues which often will require a training component.

She can help you provide the facts or evidence that auditors need and can help you plan your audit and present your records. Dorothy is able to schedule audits and training to meet your business needs.


“People who love to eat are always the best people” Julia child