PLEASE NOTE: FoodChecker will be offline for maintenance 5-6pm, Tuesday 28 May.

How to use FoodChecker


How to:


FoodChecker helps you provide healthier foods and drinks in your organisation.

You can assess menus, vending machines, products and recipes according to government guidelines for:

With FoodChecker, you can:

  • get immediate feedback on menus, vending machines, products and recipes
  • find healthier products
  • save your favourite recipes and products
  • print your healthy menus and shopping lists


You can use FoodChecker anytime, anywhere, on any internet-connected device!

FoodChecker is brought to you by the Healthy Eating Advisory Service, which is delivered by Nutrition Australia Vic Division and supported by the Victorian Government.

Adaptations to Queensland and South Australian assessments are funded by Health and Wellbeing Queensland and Wellbeing SA. These adaptations are made with the permission of the State of Victoria, acting through the Department of Health.

 

Using FoodChecker in your organisation

Long day care

Use FoodChecker to assess and plan healthy menus for 0-5 year old children, according to the Victorian Menu planning guidelines for long day care.

You can review one week or one day of your menu at a time.

If your one week menu meets the Victorian Menu planning guidelines for long day care you can use your FoodChecker report as evidence when working towards:

 

Schools

Use FoodChecker to assess school canteen menus against the:

You can also assess individual recipes and products, and find healthier GREEN and AMBER products that can be supplied in schools.

 

Retail food outlets, vending machines and catering

Use FoodChecker to assess food outlet and catering menus, vending machines according to:

You can use FoodChecker to find out if a product is classified GREEN, AMBER or RED according to the:

You can also assess individual recipes and products, and find healthier GREEN and AMBER products.


Vic only: If your menu or vending machine meets the Healthy Choices guidelines, you can use your FoodChecker report as evidence when working towards the Achievement Program’s Healthy Eating benchmark.

 

 

* Victoria only

% Victoria, Queensland and South Australia

^ Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia (product search only) 

 

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