Documents for food safety in poultry processing
Food safety documents for poultry processing, including codes of practice, notices, manuals, and guidelines.
Codes of practice, templates, and plans
The poultry processing code of practice provides industry-agreed guidance for poultry processors.
- Code of practice Part 1– Processing of poultry overview [PDF, 99 KB]
- Operational code Part 2 – Processing of poultry good operating practice [PDF, 1.8 MB]
If you export poultry and need official assurance, the operational code has agreed standards.
Operational code: Export poultry [PDF, 1.2 MB]
Risk management programmes (RMPs) for poultry
If you're a primary processor of poultry, you can develop your RMP using the example in the guidance document.
Specific requirements for RMPs and RMP outlines
Manuals and guidelines
Poultry legislation roadmap [PDF, 1.1 MB]
If you're a primary or secondary processor of poultry, you can use the generic HACCP plan to help you.
Animal product notices: specifications
Animal Products Notice: Contaminant Specifications [PDF, 864 KB]
Form for poultry processors
National Microbiological Database demographics – poultry [PDF, 1.2 MB]