Food safety links

Food Standards Australia New Zealand - Develops and administers the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.

The Code lists requirements for:

  • food additives
  • food safety 
  • labelling
  • genetically modified foods.

Food recalls - Gives information about food recalls.

Food legislation - Food legislation in Australia and New Zealand.

Food Regulation Secretariat - Includes details about Australia’s food regulation system. The site includes policies, groups, and committees.

Food Safety Information Council - Gives consumer information on handling, storage, and preparation of food. Their aim is to reduce cases of food poisoning.

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) - Manages quarantine controls at our borders to minimise the risk of exotic pests and diseases entering the country. DAWR also does import and export inspection certification.

Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)

State Government



Page Last Reviewed: 26 Feb 2018
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