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    Manufacturing and marketing of pet food

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF 1 User, PDF 3 Users, PDF 5 Users, PDF 9 Users

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  19-09-2017

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    This Standard specifies requirements for the production and supply of manufactured food for domesticated dogs and cats. It covers production of pet food, including pet meat from sourcing and receipt of ingredients to storage, processing (including heat treatment), packing, labelling and storage of products to assure its safety for pets. It also includes instructions for application of information provided on labels. It applies to both domestic and imported manufactured pet food products.

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    This Standard specifies requirements for the production and supply of manufactured food for domesticated dogs and cats.This Standard covers production of pet food, including pet meat from sourcing and receipt of ingredients to storage, processing (including heat treatment), packing, labelling and storage of products in order to assure its safety for pets. It also includes instructions for the uniform application of information provided on labels.This Standard applies to both domestic and imported manufactured pet food products. Imported products are also subject to official animal and plant biosecurity risk assessment and associated import requirements in order to prevent the introduction of foreign animal diseases.Additionally, the Standard may form the basis for certifying product for export market access. Commonwealth regulations deal with export certification of pet food where it is needed to meet the requirements of an overseas government authority.

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    Committee FT-033
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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    First published as AS 5812—2011.
    Second edition 2017. First published as AS 5812-2011. Second edition 2017.

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