Australian Standard for the Construction of Premises and Hygienic Production of Poultry Meat for Human Consumption - South Australia


You will need to comply with this standard if you intend to construct premises where poultry are slaughtered for human consumption.

This standard sets out requirements for the construction of all premises and all equipment used for the slaughter and processing of poultry meat for human consumption. The object of this standard is to make provisions for the production of wholesome poultry meat by:

  • identifying risks associated with the production of poultry meat
  • setting minimum standards of construction and minimum processing procedures
  • controlling contaminating materials
  • enabling the operation of effective cleaning programs
  • establishing quality performance and assurance arrangements.

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.

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries and Regions

Contact details

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Food Safety General Enquiries

Department of Primary Industries and Regions

South Australia
Operating address: 25 Grenfell Street
Adelaide, South Australia 5000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 1671
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Phone: 08 8429 0837
Website: Primary Industries and Regions South Australia (Opens in new window)