Quality and safety

South Australia has an outstanding reputation for protecting its environment and industries from pests and diseases.

Our state’s enviable food safety standards are supported by a strong biosecurity system.

Food safety and integrity is central to all agribusiness production in South Australia.

The industry must adhere to high standards of food production as prescribed in the:

Associated regulations cover:

  • dairy
  • meat
  • eggs
  • seafood
  • citrus
  • seed sprouts.

Thanks to our rigorous biosecurity measures, South Australia is one of the few places in the world free of the vine destroying pest phylloxera.

South Australia is also the only mainland Australian state that is fruit fly free.

South Australia's strict safety standards and quality assurance processes provide unique opportunities for local producers.

Consumers and investors can have confidence in the integrity of South Australian products.

Page Last Reviewed: 20 Jul 2016
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