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Primary Production and Processing (PPP) Standards (Chapter 4)

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​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 vis​​it 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:



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