Food Business Notification - South Australia

Service summary

Under the Food Act 2001, persons intending to operate a food business must notify their local council prior to commencing business. Notification is required to ensure councils are aware of food businesses in their area and to obtain contact information for businesses to facilitate regular inspections.

A food business is any business or activity that sells food or handles any type of food for sale (with the exception of some primary food production activities). This includes schools, charities, community groups, sporting groups, and general businesses such as chemists, cinemas, or petrol stations if selling packaged or any other type of food. It also includes food provided under "a contract of service" such as supper served at a dinner dance or food at a staff canteen.

Since 1 December 2003, all businesses have been required to notify their council.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Duration

Once off.

Fees

Nil

Additional information

Notification may be performed online at https://www.fbn.sa.gov.au/fbn/foodBusinessLogin.jsp

Administering agency

City of Marion

Contact details

General Enquiries


Operating address:
245 Sturt Road
Sturt SA 5047
Mailing address:
PO Box 21
Oaklands Park SA 5046

Phone:

0883756600

Fax:

0883756699
council@marion.sa.gov.au

Website:

http://www.marion.sa.gov.au/site/page.cfm Opens in a new browser window

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