Australian Standard AS 5010-2001 Australian Standard for Hygienic Production of Ratite (Emu / Ostrich) Meat for Human Consumption - Victoria


You will be required to comply with this standard if you run an abattoir or meat processing facility where emus or ostriches (ratite) are slaughtered or processed. This standard applies to the construction and equipment of all processing premises where ratites are slaughtered for the production of ratite meat for human consumption. It contains the minimum construction, and hygienic production requirements for premises used for the production of wholesome ratite meat.

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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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