PROCESSING

Overview

Processors deliver high quality, safe and nutritious red meat products to Australian and global consumers.

Australia is home to around 300 abattoirs (including boning rooms), with a workforce of around 34,600 people.

Australian red meat travels a pre-set pathway, passing through stockyards, the slaughter floor, chillers, boning room, packaging areas and freezers through to being loaded out in refrigerated shipping containers and trucks.

All the while, processors protect the integrity of the product through an array of hygiene, food safety, quality assurance, animal welfare, environmental and workplace health and safety regulations and procedures.

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