Australian Standard for the Hygienic Production and Transportation of Meat and Meat Products for Human Consumption - South Australia


You will need to comply with this standard if you intend to produce or transport meat or meat products for human consumption.

The standard sets out requirements for the safe and hygienic production and transportation of meat. The object of this standard is to provide for:

  • accurate identification, traceability and effective recall of meat and meat products
  • animal welfare and the receipt and slaughter of animals and dressing of carcasses
  • processing, packaging, handling and storage of meat or meat products
  • construction of premises and transportation of meat and meat products.

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

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