Welcome to Dairy Food Safety Victoria

Dairy Food Safety Victoria (DFSV) is the independent regulator of Victoria’s dairy industry. DFSV ensures national food safety standards are met by licensing all dairy premises operating in Victoria’s dairy industry and approving and ensuring compliance with food safety programs.

New DFSV Board appointed

Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford has announced the appointment of Dr Michael Blake, Ms Helen Dornom, Ms Josephine Davey and Dr Julie Simons to the Dairy Food Safety Victoria Board and the reappointment of Mr Peter Moloney and Mr Peter Bailey. More...

Licence renewals

On 1 January 2016, a new DFSV licence period commences for dairy manufacturers (and milk brokers),dairy distributors (and dairy food vendors) and dairy food carriers. 

If you have not yet received your renewal forms please contact DFSV via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or phone 9810 5900 

DFSV to implement a new strategic plan

The Strategic Plan July 2015 to June 2020 outlines the key objectives which will underpin DFSV’s activities over the next five years. 

Revised microbiological testing criteria

DFSV has released the Microbiological testing criteria guideline outlining revised requirements for the testing of dairy products by manufacturers. More…… 

Dairy recalls  ExclamationSign

To view details of the latest consumer recalls visit the FSANZ website.   


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Latest news & events

DFSV release annual report

2015 AGM - DFSV responds to industry growth more...

New DFSV Board appointed

Raw milk cheese production Amendments to Standard 4.2.4

Making your claim  changes to labelling standards

Raw milk FAQs for dairy businesses

New DFSV licence conditions – control of raw milk sales - Jan 2015