Seed sprout safety is regulated by the Primary Produce (Food Safety Schemes) (Plant Products) Regulations 2006.
All seed sprout producers must:
- hold accreditation
- have an approved food safety arrangement
- comply with Food Standards Code standards 4.2.6.
Seed sprout producers that require accreditation
Accreditation is required if you’re producing the following types of seed sprouts for human consumption:
- sunflower seeds or other seeds
- mung beans or other beans
- snow peas or other peas.
Complete the Seed Sprouts Food Safety Scheme application for accreditation form () to become accredited.
Application for accreditation fee: $386
Annual accreditation fee: $340
For further information, contact
Food Safety Program
GPO Box 1671
Adelaide SA 5001
Phone: (08) 8429 0837