Food Production (Safety) Act 2000 – 1 July 2014 (GLP)
Food Production (Safety) Act 2000 – 1 July 2014
Food Production (Safety) Regulation 2014 – 1 January 2016
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Safe Food Production QLD is established as a body corporate to regulate the production of primary produce (among other functions).
- Sections 14, 15, 23
The Government may make food safety schemes. A food safety scheme may be about how production of primary produce is to be carried out (see extended list in section 39 of this Act). A food safety scheme is subordinate legislation. A food safety scheme may impose a requirement on a person to prepare and maintain a food safety program. Accreditation requirements may also be imposed.
- Sections 6, 10, 11, 39, 40, 41, 43, 44, 48, 50, 79; Regulations 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 27, 28, 29, 30, 37, 38, 64, 97, 99, 113, 119, 187, 189, Schedule 1 of the Regulation
A person may apply to Safe Food Production QLD to be auditor for the purposes of this Act. If an application is approved, the term is 1 year.
- Sections 60, 62, 65; Regulations 31, 34, Schedule 1 of the Regulation
A person must not supply primary produce that the person knows, or ought to know, is unsafe.
- Sections 7, 10, 77, Schedule 2 of the Act
A person must not supply meat or seafood ready for human consumption, if the person knows, or ought reasonably to know, the meat or seafood is unwholesome.
- Sections 7, 9, 80, Schedule 2 of the Act
Milk must not be obtained from an animal affected by disease (or which may be affected by disease).
- Regulation 68
Eggs must not be obtained from a bird affected by disease (or which may be affected by disease).
- Regulation 101
Eggs must not be sold if they are cracked or have visible dirt or other matter on it.
- Regulations 3, 105; Schedule 6 of the Regulation
An animal carcass is to be examined to ensure the carcass is not affected by any disease or abnormality that could affect the acceptability of its meat from the carcass.
- Regulations 126, 130
A poultry producer/processor must not sell or supply poultry that is unsuitable (for human consumption).
- Regulations 167, 176, 178, 183
Reason for law
To ensure the production of primary produce is carried out in a way that makes the primary produce fit for human or animal consumption. (Section 3)
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