Australian Standard for Hygienic Rendering of Animal Products - Tasmania


You will be required to comply with this standard if you produce or package fodder that contains rendered material from an animal. Rendering is the process of heat treating raw materials to remove moisture and / or liberate fat. Fodder is anything that is used, or intended to be used, as food or drink for an animal.

This standard applies to all rendering premises operating in Australia and to all products of rendering operations including, but not restricted to:

  • meat meal
  • meat and bone meal
  • bone meal
  • poultry meal
  • poultry by-product meal
  • feather meal
  • fish meal
  • blood meal
  • tallow
  • poultry oil
  • fish oil.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Animal Health Act 1995 TAS

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Biosecurity Tasmania

Contact details

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Biosecurity Tasmania

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Operating address: 1 Franklin Wharf
Tasmania 7000
Phone: 03 6165 3777
Phone: 03 6165 3085
Fax: 03 6173 0225