Food industry sector information

All food businesses have a legal responsibility to make sure the food they sell to customers is safe. Food businesses must comply with the:

General information for all food businesses can be found on the Food standards web page.

In addition to meeting general food safety requirements, some industries have specific requirements because of the type of food they make, the type of food processing they do or the type of people they serve food to. To meet legislative requirements businesses in specific industries are required to have either an audit or inspection by:

To find out about which requirements and regulators are applicable to your industry please click on your industry link:

For more information on which requirements are applicable to your business/industry please

contact the Food and Controlled Drugs Branch or the local council where the business is located and ask to speak to an Environmental Health Officer.