Australian Standard for the Hygienic Production of Wild Game Meat for Human Consumption - South Australia


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

This standard sets out hygiene and transportation requirements for producing game meat for human consumption from wild game and birds slaughtered in their natural habitat, as well as small animals such as hare. The object of this standard is to make provisions for:

  • sourcing and harvesting of wild game
  • animal welfare
  • dressing of carcasses
  • postmortem inspection
  • controlling cross-contamination
  • identification, traceability and record keeping
  • premises and equipment.

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 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

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)