Australian Standard AS 5011:2001 Hygienic Production of Natural Casing for Human Consumption - Victoria


You will be required to comply with this standard if you operate a meat processing facility and produce natural casings from the intestines of sheep, pig, goats and cattle. This standard applies to the hygienic production of natural casings for human consumption. It contains the minimum requirements for the hygienic preparation and processing of casings derived from the intestines of sheep, pigs, goats and cattle.

Please consult the responsible agency 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 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

Administering agency


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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
Website: PrimeSafe (Opens in new window)