Horticulture food safety is regulated under the Food Act 2001.

Citrus food safety

Citrus food safety is regulated by the Primary Produce (Food Safety Schemes) (Citrus Industry) Regulations 2006.


All citrus packers must register with the Primary Industries and Regions SA food safety program.

A citrus packer is a person who packs citrus fruit for sale.

Citrus is defined as:

  • citrons
  • lemons
  • limes
  • grapefruits
  • mandarins
  • oranges
  • sevilles
  • tangerines
  • any hybrid of the above fruits.

All citrus packers must have an approved food safety arrangement which includes having a food safety program that is audited by an approved auditor.

Page Last Reviewed: 31 Oct 2014
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