Dairy Food Safety

​​​The following resources provide information to assist you in controlling dairy food safety risks:

Food Standards Australia Food Safety Hub​

FSANZ Food Recall information

FSANZ Food Recall Industry Protocol​

FSANZ Compendium of Microbiological Criteria for Food 2018​

  A Risk Profile of Dairy Products in Australia   (5Mb)

  Food Recall Plan Template for Food Businesses in Australia - May 2016   (188Kb)​


Dairy Food Safe​​​ty Victoria

Dairy Food Safety Victoria provides technical information on many food safety topics to assist manufacturers and processors of dairy products, including information on how to deal with product issues, allergens in food, cleaning and maintenance.  There are also notes to assist dairy farmers regarding food safety on farm.​

Technical Information Notes


FREE Online Food Recall Training ​​​​Course for Dairy Processors​

Safe Food Queensland recently developed a new online training course about the Food Recall Process in Australia.

This course has been developed with federal funding from the Package Assisting Small Exporters (PASE) program and is available to all dairy processors throughout Australia, free of charge.

The course covers:

  • The potential impact of a food recall on your business
  • Who governs the recall process in Australia
  • What your business responsibilities are during a recall
  • How to communicate effectively during a recall
  • How to build resilience in your business to weather a recall

We encourage you to complete this course. The content is designed to help you feel more prepared for a recall, should the need ever arise in your business.

The course takes approximately 2 hours and can be paused at any time.

To access the course, please register here. ​