Australian Standard AS 5010: The Hygienic Production of Ratite (Emu / Ostrich) Meat for Human Consumption - Western Australia

Service summary

You will be required to comply with this standard if you intend to operate a game carcass field depot or a wild game meat processing establishment which processes emu or ostrich for human consumption.

This standard sets out requirements for the production and hygiene quality control of meat from emus and ostriches processed for human consumption in Australia. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

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.

Other resources

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Administering agency

Department of Health
Public Health
Environmental Health Directorate

Act(s) name

Food Act 2008 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Food Regulations 2009 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Enquiries, Food Unit
Department of Health
Public Health
Environmental Health Directorate


Operating address:
227 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park
Western Australia 6008
Mailing address:
PO Box 8172
Perth BC
Western Australia 6849

Phone:

08 93884999

Fax:

08 93828119
foodunit@health.wa.gov.au

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