Existing Resources

National Allergy Strategy

All about Allergens training

All about Allergens online training is designed to assist proprietors and workers in any food business to gain knowledge about food allergens, and to develop best practice procedures for making their food business safe for customers with allergies. The course is available free of charge and takes approximately 1.5 hours to complete.

Resources for food service providers

Resources and websites designed to help food service providers to improve the management of food allergens in your food business.

Food allergen management in hospitals

Resources designed to help hospitals and other institutional facilities to manage food allergy. They are designed to be used together to provide a complete resource kit for food allergen management. They can be freely downloaded and adapted for individual sites. 

Environmental Health Australia


FoodSafe is a short entertaining food handling training package, designed to get those working in food service thinking about food safety. Written information reinforces the video messaging along with questions that will assess understanding of food safety. FoodSafe will soon be available as an online course.

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ)

Food Standards Code

The standards in the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code are legislative instruments under the Legislation Act 2003. 

Food Allergen portal

The FSANZ website has a food allergen portal developed as part of the Allergen Collaboration which contains information for various sectors regarding food allergen management.

Implementation Subcommittee for Food Regulation (ISFR)

Undeclared Allergen Incident & Investigation Protocol

For procedures for investigating and reporting of consumer complaints and incidents of undeclared food allergens, supplementary to standard food investigation protocols. 

Principles for inspection of food businesses

Provides authorised officers with principles to guide the inspection of food businesses. Inspection of food premises is an important activity to assess compliance with the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code and food act provisions.

Compliance, monitoring and enforcement guidance

To assist with consistent compliance, monitoring and enforcement by food regulation agencies, ISFR has developed a number of resources.

Compliance, monitoring and enforcement strategy

The Australia and New Zealand Food Regulation Compliance, Monitoring and Enforcement Strategy provides guidance for food regulators, including guiding principles and appendices to outline actions that may be taken.

State and territory enforcement agencies

Contact details and information for the state and territory enforcement agencies:

Australian Capital Territory

New South Wales

Northern Territory


South Australia



Western Australia

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources 

Content created October 2018

A food allergy awareness project supported by

The National Allergy Strategy is an initiative of the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) and Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia (A&AA), as the leading medical and patient organisations for allergy in Australia.

This project received funding from the Australian Government Department of Health.