The safety and quality of food is regulated and monitored by the Public and Environmental Health Service in conjunction with local councils.
Public and Environmental Health develops, implements and interprets Statewide policy and legislation as well as having a co-ordinating role in relation to food recalls etc.
The links below provide information on the state's food and nutrition policy
- Tasmanian Food and Nutrition Policy
- Tasmanian Food and Nutrition Policy - Action and Monitoring Plan
- Tasmanian Food and Nutrition Policy - Progress Report
Local council Environmental Health Officers enforce the food legislation and deal directly with food businesses.
If you require further information on food safety contact the Public and Environmental Health Service Hotline on Freecall 1800 671 738
- Approved Food Safety Regulatory Auditors - Tasmania
- Food Amendment Regulations 2008 (No 118) - Standard 3.3.1
- Salmonella and eggs in Supermarkets and Convenience Stores
- Salmonella and eggs in Restaurants, Takeaways and Delicatessens
- Salmonella and home-grown eggs
- Salmonella and Eggs
- Iodine in Tasmania
- Iodine in the Diet
Want more information?
Call the Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738.
About the Environmental Health Unit.