Each of the sections below provide the information you'll need to ensure your business complies with regulatory and food safety requirements.
As a condition of your dairy distributor licence you must:
- operate under a DFSV-approved food safety program (FSP)
- comply with the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code
- comply with the Code of Practice (September 2002)
- comply with the Dairy Act 2000.
DFSV enforces the licensing and food safety requirements of the Dairy Act 2000.
Non-compliance may be identified through inspections, audits, or complaint investigations.
DFSV will take action proportionate to the seriousness of the legislative non-compliance identified and the food safety or business risk. The DFSV enforcement model guidelines outline the actions that may be taken by DFSV in response to serious, severe or severe/sustained non-compliance.
DFSV has developed a range of technical information notes that provide practical information on variousfood safety topics relevant to operating adairy business.
A range of regulatory and technical resources are also available on this site.
DFSV provides specialist support services to licensees, including regulations and standards interpretation and guidance, risk analysis, and technical and scientific advice.