Food safety for businesses

food safety

When you open a new food business or take ownership of an existing food business, it is a requirement that you notify the local Council using the approved notification form. If your business is located within the City of Tea Tree Gully, use this Food Business Notification form

There are many requirements to be aware of when opening or running a food business. The following fact sheets are a good summary of these requirements:

Other resources which will be valuable to new food business owners are:

Food safety at outdoors events information sheet(PDF, 719KB)

Cleaning and sanitising of food contact surfaces information sheet(PDF, 455KB)

Demonstrating the 2 hour 4 hour rule information sheet(PDF, 383KB)

Council has also developed some food safety fact sheets in Vietnamese and Chinese titled:

Food preparation (Chinese)(PDF, 891KB)

Food storage (Chinese)(PDF, 824KB)

Keep it clean (Chinese)(PDF, 2MB)

Food preparation (Vietnamese)(PDF, 1MB)

Food storage (Vietnamese)(PDF, 1MB)

Keep it clean (Vietnamese)(PDF, 1MB)

For access to food safety posters, more fact sheets and legislative requirements, visit SA Health's starting a food business 

For further information and to discuss the specific requirements for your food business, please call 8397 7444 and ask to speak to an Environmental Health Officer.