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Food safety refers to the handling, preparation and storage of food in ways the prevent foodborne illnesses.  Maintaining food safety standards is a key component of ensuring public health and wellbeing and in South Australia this is administered and enforced using the Food Act 2001.

Under this legislation, all food businesses are required to adhere to the national FSANZ food safety standards.  This standard outlines the appropriate handling, processing and storage practices that aim to minimise food contamination and reduce the risk of exposure to foodborne illnesses.

The following documents are provided to assist food business owners in complying with the requirements of the FSANZ food safety standards:

Food Business Notification Form: 

Food Business Notification Form(1292 kb)

Construction and Fit-out Guidelines for Food Premises: Food Premises Fit Out Guidelines(239 kb)

AS 4674-2004 Food Premises Construction & Fit Out Guidelines with photos(2584 kb) 

The proprietor of a food business must complete Food Business Notification (FBN) form and return it to Clare and Gilbert Valleys Council 14 days prior to commencing business.

Notification only needs to be completed once unless the food business details change, such as owners, name and address.

Temporary Food Stalls:

Please click on the link below:

Guidelines for Temporary Food Stalls August 2016(1289 kb)

Temporary Food Permit Notification: Temporary Food Permit Notification Form(288 kb)