Keeping food safe is crucial for a food business to prevent food poisoning. To do this, all food businesses and community groups must comply with the Food Act 1984 and the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.
Food poisoning can be prevented by following proper procedures during food preparation, storage and display. Personal hygiene is an important part of preventing food poisoning.
The home delivery guide provides advice to food businesses that deliver perishable foods to customers in an unrefrigerated vehicle.
Some businesses may wish to use remote temperature monitoring to ensure their stored food is safe. There are basic requirements for using these systems.
Personal hygiene for food handlers
Personal hygiene is important to prevent food poisoning. This page tells you about good hygiene for food handlers.
Food businesses – safe food preparation, storage and display
Food businesses must safely prepare, store and display the food they sell.
Preventing food poisoning
Food poisoning is a serious illness that can cause death. Food businesses need to make sure that the food and drink they produce or sell is safe.
Food business home delivery guide
The home delivery guide makes recommendations for food businesses so that food safety procedures are followed during food storage and delivery.
Reviewed 07 October 2015