Welcome to Dairy Food Safety Victoria

Dairy Food Safety Victoria (DFSV) is responsible for regulating the Victorian dairy industry to safeguard public health.

DFSV operates on the basis of risk assessment and management, applying minimum effective regulation to achieve safe food outcomes and supporting the development of industry competence to ensure a continued supply of safe dairy food.


  • Licenses all dairy businesses operating in Victoria, from the farm through to manufacturing and delivery of final product to the retail store.
  • Approves and monitors compliance with food safety programs.
  • Provides technical advice and support to licensees to help them to meet their dairy food regulatory requirements and to produce safe dairy food.
  • Advises the Minister for Agriculture on matters relating to the administration of the Dairy Act.  


Dairy recalls  ExclamationSign

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


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