Australian Standard AS 5011 Hygienic Production of Natural Casings for Human Consumption - Western Australia


You will be required to comply with this standard if you operate an abattoir and you intend to produce natural casings. Natural casings are sausage skins derived from the intestines of animals. This standard contains the minimum requirements for the preparation and processing of natural casings made from the intestines of sheep, pigs, goats and cattle.

Compliance with this standard ensures that natural casings are made in a safe and hygienic manner.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Food Act 2008 WA

Regulation(s) name

Food Regulations 2009 WA

Administering agency

Department of Health

Public Health

Environmental Health Directorate

Contact details

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Enquiries, Food Unit

Environmental Health Directorate

Public Health

Department of Health

Operating address: 227 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park
Western Australia 6008
Mailing address: PO BOX 8172
Perth BC, Western Australia 6849
Phone: 08 9388 4999
Fax: 08 9388 4955