Food safety for businesses and community organisations
Information on this page will help you produce and sell food safely in Tasmania.
Food safety guidelines, protocols and forms
Food business and provider guidelines and protocols
- Establishing a food business
- Guidelines for Mobile Food Businesses
- Food Business Risk Classification System
- Fact Sheet - Tasmanian Food Business Risk Classification System
- Food Industry Recall Protocol website
- Food Safety Guide for Family Day Care Educators
- Food Safety Manual for Tasmanian Education and Care Services (Child Care Centres)
Packaging and labelling
- Guide for Labelling Packaged Food
- Information about Allergen Management in Food Service
- Information about Reusable Containers and Food Businesses
- Information about Providing information for foods without a label
Food and drink products
- Notifiable Food Contaminants
- Manufacturing Controls for Raw Egg Products
- Fact Sheet - producing and Selling Fermented Drinks
Food safety program templates
- Food Safety Program Template
- Food Safety Program Template Records
- Food Safety Program Template Supplementary Practices Section
Free Online Food Safety Training
Public Health Services has partnered with the Victorian Department of Health to enable greater access to the free online DoFoodSafely training program.
This program gives participants knowledge about how to safely handle food in a commercial setting.
DoFoodSafely is available for all and is accessed at DoFoodSafely
DoFoodSafely is in four languages (English, Arabic, Chinese and Vietnamese) and future translations (Hindi, Punjabi, Korean and Nepali) should be available in 2021.
More than 2000 Tasmanian’s have accessed DoFoodSafely between January and October.
Please share this resource, especially to those from non-English speaking backgrounds.
Food allergies (allergen)
A food allergy occurs when the immune system responds to an allergen (an ingredient that is usually harmless) in food. This triggers an immune reaction.
Industry organisation website links
- Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania
- Food Standards Australia New Zealand
- Local Government Association of Tasmania
- Tasmanian Dairy Industry Authority
- Shellfish Market Access Program
Where to get more information
Public Health Hotline – Tasmania