UPDATE Food Watch NSW was the top story on Sydney Morning Herald on Thursday August 13, 2009
A new iPhone app will tell you if a nearby restaurant has been fined for breach of food safety standards.
The application, FoodWatch NSW, brings the Food Authority’s name-and-shame list to your fingertips by using the iPhone’s GPS to show you a list of restaurants near your location that have been added to the list.
The software was developed by mogeneration and sources the data from the NSW Food Authority list on its website.
Chief executive officer of mogeneration Keith Ahern said that, when members of the company saw the list on the website, they thought the information provided was really valuable and useful.
“While I think a lot of restaurants aren’t happy about it [the list], you can see the information and make your own decision,” he said.
Read the full article on The Age’s website.
Food Watch NSW is available now from the Apple iPhone App Store.