Notification of Animal Food Processing Premises - Western Australia

Description

You will be required to notify your Council if you intend to operate a pet meat processing establishment or a knackery. A pet meat processing establishment is where the carcasses of animals are processed, identified, handled, packed or stored. A knackery is an establishment where animals are slaughtered for pet meat.

Animals that are used in a pet meat processing establishment or knackery include:

  • Buffalo;
  • Camel;
  • Cattle;
  • Donkey;
  • Emu;
  • Goat;
  • Horse;
  • Kangaroo;
  • Mule;
  • Pig;
  • Poultry;
  • Rabbit; and
  • Sheep.

This notification will also authorise you to sell unpackaged pet meat (provided the storage container used for the meat complies with the regulations).

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Your notification must contain the following information:

  • Contact details including the address, name of business and name and address of the owner; and
  • A description of the business you will be conducting at your premises.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As indicated.

Act(s) name

Food Act 2008 WA

Regulation(s) name

Food Regulations 2009 WA

Administering agency

Contact the Local Council

Contact details

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

Customer Service

Contact the Local Council

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