Australian Standard AS 5008: Hygienic Rendering of Animal Products - Western Australia


You will be required to comply with this standard if you intend to operate a rendering premises to produce products for human consumption. Rendering is the process of heating raw materials to remove moisture and extract fat to produce products including oil and meal. This standard provides minimum requirements for construction, equipment and rendering operations.

Compliance with this standard is necessary to ensure that all rendering operations are performed safely and hygienically.

Please consult the Contact Officer 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

Food Act 2008 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Food Regulations 2009 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Health

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Food Unit

Department of Health

Mailing address: PO Box 8172
Perth BC, Western Australia
Phone: 08 9222 2000
Website: Food Regulation in WA. (Opens in new window)