Last updated: August 2022
NOTE: these standards apply to all food businesses in Australia only. Food businesses in New Zealand are required to comply with New Zealand’s
Food Act 2014 and the regulations and standards under this Act. For more information visit the
Ministry for Primary Industries website.
Primary production and processing (PPP) standards aim to strengthen food safety and traceability throughout the food supply chain, from paddock to plate. They were developed by FSANZ with assistance from other Australian government agencies, industry stakeholders and consumer groups.
There are nine standards:
4.2.1 PPP Standard for Seafood
4.2.2 PPP Standard for Poultry Meat
4.2.3 PPP Standards for Meat and Meat Products
4.2.4 PPP Standard for Dairy Products
4.2.5 PPP Standard for Eggs and Egg Products4.2.6 Production and Processing Standard for Seed Sprouts4.2.7 PPP Standards for Berries4.2.8 PPP Standards for Leafy Vegetables4.2.9 PPP Standards for Melons