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, the form can be accessed and completed online here: 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:
We have free food safety training available on our website which can help with the requirement of having adequate skills and knowledge. This is also available in Chinese. For more information visit: Food safety training.
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,455KB)
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 the SA Health website and select the starting a food business and resources for food businesses pages.
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.