Australian pig producers must verify safety
Australian pig producers and pork processors have been
reminded that they must verify the safety of live pigs and processed pork
destined for export under the PigPass on-farm quality-assurance
The Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service
(AQIS) require that all exported pork offal, must meet the food and safety
requirements of the importing country.
â€œBoth AQIS and exporters have agreed that from 1
January 2007, pigs may not be accepted for export process if producers are not
able to include a current quality-assurance certification number on each PigPass NVD form
Australian Pork Limited (APL) chief executive officer Andrew Spencer.
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