PISC Technical Report 88 Standard for the Hygienic Production of Pet Meat - Northern Territory

Description

You must comply with this Standard if you intend to slaughter animals for pet meat in the Northern Territory. It applies to the production of fresh and frozen pet meat derived from animals, slaughtered and processed at a processing establishment, as well as wild animals killed in their natural environment.

This Standard sets out the minimum requirements for hygiene in harvesting, transportation, processing, identification, packaging and storage, to ensure a safe and acceptable product. Provision is also made in this Standard for the use of fallen stock. 

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Meat Industries Act 1996 Northern Territory

Regulation(s) name

Meat Industries Regulations 1997 Northern Territory

Administering agency

Standing Committee on Primary Industries and Resources