Accreditation of a Pet Food Producer - Tasmania


You will need this accreditation if you intend to operate as a commercial pet food producer. A pet food producer can slaughter animals or birds, or process carcasses for the making of pet food.

Accredited pet food producers will need to comply with the Pet Food Safety Scheme as prescribed by regulation. The Scheme requires accredited producers to:

  • comply with relevant standards
  • hold an accreditation in order to carry on a business involving the supply, production or processing of pet food
  • prepare and implement an approved food safety program which is audited at least once a year.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this accreditation you must:

  • prepare and implement a food safety program under the Pet Food Safety Scheme
  • allow the Chief Inspector to make any inspections of premises, plant or equipment as deemed necessary.


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Fee information is in the attached fee resource.


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Act(s) name

Primary Produce Safety Act 2011 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Primary Produce Safety (Pet Food) Regulations 2014 Tasmania

Approval time

60 business days

Administering agency

Department of Natural Resources and Environment

Biosecurity Tasmania

Food Safety Branch

Contact details

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