Food standards code - Queensland


You will need to comply with this code if you conduct a food business or produce, handle, sell or advertise food. This code sets out the:

  • standards that apply to the majority of foods, such as labelling requirements and additives
  • compositional requirements for specific foods such as meat, eggs, fish and alcoholic beverages
  • food hygiene issues
  • primary production and processing standards.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Administering agency

Queensland Health

Health Protection Branch

Food Safety Standards and Regulation

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