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.

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. Developed in consultation with key stakeholders and with consideration of the current food safety and health policy environments, the plan describes what we will do to meet these objectives and how we will measure our performance.

Raw milk cheese production  Amendments to Standard 4.2.4 

Changes recently made to the Primary Production and Processing Standard for Dairy Products (Standard 4.2.4) enable the production and sale of some cheeses made from unpasteurised milk. More...

Making your claim changes to labelling standards

From 18 January 2016 all nutrition and health-related claims on packaging and promotional material must comply with Standard 1.2.7 of the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.  Read more....



Dairy recalls  ExclamationSign

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

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Latest news & events

Reappointment of DFSV Chair - April 2015

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

Raw milk FAQs for dairy businesses

Unpasteurised (raw) milk alert - Dec 2014

DFSV's 2014 AGM - media release - Oct 2014

New director appointed to DFSV Board - Oct 2014