Food control plans

A food control plan (FCP) sets out what steps a business making or selling higher-risk foods needs to take to make safe food. You use it to identify risks, and to show how they're being managed. It means customers will know your food is safe – and it can help you create a successful food business.

For food service and retail businesses – your step-by-step guide to a template food control plan.
For manufacturers of high-risk foods – your step-by-step guide to a custom food control plan.

Unsure where you fit?

If you're not sure if your business will operate under a food control plan, MPI has developed a tool – Where Do I Fit? – to help you work it out.

Who to contact

If you have questions about food control plans, email

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