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Starting a food business at home

Thursday, 25 April 2019

Food business operators are legally responsible for producing food that is safe.

Starting a food business from home can be a rewarding business venture but is only for those committed to maintaining the highest level of hygiene and food safety. Producing food in your home for many people to eat is a serious undertaking and is not the same as cooking for the family.

You will be entering into a highly regulated business area with serious legal obligations.

The information in this factsheet details the legal requirements, pitfalls and risks associated with operating a food business in the home.

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