Australian Standard AS 5008-2007 Australian Standard for the Hygienic Rendering of Animal Products - Victoria

Service summary

You will be required to comply with this standard if you operate a premises that produces products by rendering biological materials from animals. The standard outlines the minimum requirements for construction, equipment and rendering operations. For example, compliance is required by rendering premises producing meat or bone meal, tallow, blood meal, fish oil, poultry oil, fish meal, feather meal, poultry by-product meal and poultry meal.

Any rendered products that are intended for human consumption must also comply with the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

PrimeSafe

Act(s) name

Meat Industry Act 1993 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Meat Industry Regulations 2015 (Victoria)

Contact details

Enquiries
PrimeSafe


Operating address:
150 Albert Road
South Melbourne, Victoria 3205
Mailing address:
PO BOX 2057
South Melbourne, Victoria 3205

Phone:

03 9685 7333

Fax:

03 9696 5284
enquiries@primesafe.vic.gov.au

Website:

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