Food safety information
The Department of Health and Human Services publication Your Guide to Food Safety can give you more information on food safety for your business.
Contact the Environmental Health Team
Our Environmental Health Team can help you run a safe and healthy food business. To discuss how we can help, please contact us.
Food Safety Programs
The Department of Health and Human Services website contains a downloadable version of the Food Safety Program template version 1.3, as well as other useful food safety information. This template is also available from the Victorian Government's Foodsmart website where visitors to this website can complete their own food safety program and email it to us.
Casey's Environmental Health team is committed to working with the local food industry to ensure all food premises comply with the Food Act 1984.
Food Safety Supervisor
If you are a proprietor of a class 1 or 2 food premises, you must ensure that you have a Food Safety Supervisor for your food business. A Food Safety Supervisor is a person who:
- Knows how to recognise, prevent and alleviate the hazards associated with food handling at your premises
- Has met an appropriate food safety competency standard for your type of food premises through a Registered Training Organisation
- Has the ability and authority to supervise other people handling food at your premises and ensure that food handling is done safely
Class 3 and 4 food premises do not need to have a Food Safety Supervisor. However, they must ensure that all staff working at the premises have skills and knowledge to safely handle food in your premises.
For more information please see Food Safety Supervisors.