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.

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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.

Act(s) name

Meat Industry Act 1993 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Meat Industry Regulations 2015 Victoria

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