Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code - Western Australia

Description

You must comply with this code if you intend to conduct a food business or prepare or import food intended for sale. This code provides:

  • general standards for the production of food
  • specific minimum standards for the production of various types of food
  • standards for genetically modified foods
  • labelling and information requirements.

Compliance with the code is necessary to ensure that all food products are safe and are labelled correctly.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

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

Act(s) name

Food Act 2008 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Food Regulations 2009 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Health

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Food Unit

Department of Health

Western Australia
Mailing address: PO BOX 8172
Perth BC, Western Australia 6849
Phone: 08 9222 2000
Email: foodunit@health.wa.gov.au
Website: Compliance and Enforcement of WA Food Businesses (Opens in new window)