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Changing the Code
Food safety standards
Review of food safety management standards
Primary Production and Processing information
User guides to the Food Standards Code
Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)
Chemicals in food - maximum residue limits
Food and medicine regulation
Nutrition Panel Calculator
Additives and processing aids
Chemicals in food
Food safety and recalls
Food technologies and novel foods
Genetically modified foods
Nutrition and fortification
Dietary exposure assessments
Monitoring nutrients in our food supply
Monitoring the safety of the food supply
Regulatory science strategy
APS census results 2023
Australia's safe food system
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Our role in supporting nutrition-related public health
What we do
Do you work in the food industry or want to?
This section contains information for food businesses about the Food Standards Code and other government policies and regulations relating to food.
Assists food manufacturers and retailers prepare nutrition information panels.
A database containing nutrient data for foods available in Australia
A food recall is action taken to remove unsafe food from distribution, sale and consumption. All food businesses must be able to quickly remove food from the marketplace to protect public health and safety.
Food safety standards place obligations on Australian food businesses to produce food that is safe and suitable to eat.
We have developed a series of printable fact sheets with key information on the food safety standards in the Code and practical tips to reduce food safety risks.
Food importers are responsible for ensuring that all food they import complies with the relevant standards in the Code.
Safe Food Australia is a guide to the three mandatory food safety standards
Information on general labelling requirements that are relevant to all foods as well as specific requirements that apply to certain food.
Traceability is the ability to track any food through all stages of production, processing and distribution.
Enforcement and interpretation of the Code is the responsibility of state/territory departments and food agencies within Australia and New Zealand.
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