A food recall is defined as ‘removal of an item for distribution, sale and consumption, food which may pose a health and safety risk to consumers.’
Food identified as a risk to public health and safety is recalled.
A food recall is defined as ‘an action taken to remove from distribution, sale and consumption, food which may pose a health and safety risk to consumers.’
A food recall may be initiated by:
- consumer complaints
- company testing
- government testing.
Food Recalls in Australia
Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) is the coordinating agency for all food recalls in Australia.
Prompt notification of food recalls can help ensure quick removal of any affected food items that you may have within your business.
You can use the Food Standards subscription service to receive notifications of food recalls as well as updates.
Ph: (03) 8470 8658