In Victoria, the regulatory and legislative mechanisms to ensure food safety include:
- the Food Act 1984 (the Act), which controls the sale of food in Victoria, and is enforced principally by local councils
- reporting of activities under the Act
- a register of convictions under the Act
- the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code, which is part of Victorian law
- the Victorian specialist food agencies PrimeSafe and Dairy Food Safety Victoria.
Food surveillance sampling