Food Safety for Consumers
Food Safety Regulation for Food Businesses
Victorian and Australian food safety laws are designed to ensure that the food you buy is safe.
All Victorian businesses such as supermarkets, delis, butchers, fishmongers, take-away shops and restaurants have to comply with these laws and standards by selling food that is safe to eat and free of any contamination.
- Food businesses have a responsibility to sell food that is safe to eat
- Council Environmental Health Officers inspect food businesses to ensure they comply with the laws
If you have any genuine concerns or complaints about a food business in the Yarra Ranges contact Health Services on 1300 368 333.
For the meat, poultry or fish business complaints you need to contact PrimeSafe on 9685 7333.
Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) coordinates and monitors all food recalls within Australia. For current food recalls:
If you would like to subscribe to food recall alerts: Register
General Food Safety Advice
There are simple ways to make sure the food that you buy and take home to prepare for yourself, your family or friends remains safe.
Also learn about food safety and try testing your knowledge with the "Do Food Safely" interactive webpage from the Department of Health: