Australian Standard AS 4464:2007 Australian Standard for the Hygienic Production of Wild Game Meat for Human Consumption - Victoria


You will be required to comply with this standard if you intend to slaughter game animals, or process or package game meat for human consumption.

This standard lays out the requirements for producing game meat for human consumption from wild animals and birds killed in their natural environment. It sets the minimum requirements in hygiene for harvesting, transporting, processing, packaging and storage, to ensure a safe and wholesome product. Provision is made for small animals such as hare and game birds presented whole.

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

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Operating address: 150 Albert Road
South Melbourne, Victoria 3205
Mailing address: PO BOX 2057
South Melbourne, Victoria 3205
Phone: 03 9685 7333
Fax: 03 9696 5284
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