Primary production and processing of food

The documents below provide specific information and guidance to food businesses involved in the primary production of food.


Read more on control and handling of non-conforming meat and meat products (PDF108KB).

To learn about which carcass brands have been approved by the Department of Health read Approved brand under the Food Regulations 2009 (PDF 470KB).

Pet meat

Learn more about the production of pet meat.

Fruit, vegetables and cereals

Read more on Businesses involved in the primary production and sale of fruit and vegetables (PDF 77KB).

For guidance on FSANZ Standard 2.2.1Cereals and Cereal Products, read Mandatory folic acid fortification of wheat flour for bread making – Compliance and Enforcement model (PDF 178KB).

More information

For more information phone the Food Unit on 9222 2000.

Alternatively you can fill out a Food Unit query form (PDF 207KB) or Word 254KB and return it to

Last reviewed: 11-11-2020
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Environmental Health Directorate