Accreditation of a Pet Food Producer - Tasmania

Description

You will require 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 be required 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.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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
  • provide any information required by the Agency
  • complete the relevant form
  • if required, allow the Chief Inspector to make any inspections of premises, plant or equipment as deemed necessary
  • pay the required fee.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $387.50 -
Apply Licence Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $271.25 Accredited pet food producer employing fewer than 5 full-time employees.
Apply Licence Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $542.50

Accredited pet food producer employing between 5 and 50 full-time employees.

Apply Licence Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $1162.50

Accredited pet food producer employing more than 50 full-time employees.

Apply Transfer Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $310.00 -
Apply Variation Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $271.25 If the variation does not involve the approval or variation of a pet food safety program.
Apply Variation Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $310.00

If the variation involves the variation of an approved pet food safety program for the accreditation.

Apply Variation Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $310.00

If the variation involves the approval of a new pet food safety program for the accreditation that is in addition to, or in substitution for, an existing approved pet food safety program for the accreditation.

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Application for Accreditation as a Pet Food Producer - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Biosecurity Tasmania

Food Safety Branch

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Food Safety Management Officer, Food Safety

Mailing address: GPO BOX 44
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 03 6165 3091
Fax: 03 6233 6386
Email: Owen.Hunt@dpipwe.tas.gov.au