Joint statement by the Partnership Working Group Sub-Group to facilitate the supply of Qurbani meat and offal to the Muslim community during Eid al-Adha 2023
How to apply for authorisation to carry out on farm slaughter of farmed game and poultry
Guidance on use of alternative sanitation systems for the disinfection of cutting tools in slaughterhouses and game handling establishments.
Legal requirements and standards for approved meat establishments.
How to apply to be an Official Veterinarian and their role
Descriptions of the legal requirements from each regulation that applies to meat establishments.
Activities that can be carried out on a meat establishment premises once approved.
Guidance for food businesses on selling, sampling and testing raw drinking milk, including information on tuberculosis and raw cows' drinking milk.
We maintain regular checks on slaughterhouses in the UK, to ensure that they comply with our regulations that maintain animal welfare.
Guidance if you are intending to slaughter animals for human consumption or as food for other animals.
Standards for acceptable and unacceptable levels of cleanliness for cattle and sheep that are slaughtered.
How we charge for activities carried out by us in meat premises.
How we audit your meat premises and what you need to know as a food business owner.
How to get the required licensing to slaughter animals in a meat establishment.
What specified risk material is, how to remove it from your livestock and the authorisation required for cutting plants to carry it out
Guidance for growers of ready-to-eat crops. The guidance explains how to manage farm manures by developing safety plans that will reduce the risks of microbiological contamination of ready-to-eat crops.
Full consultation on the chilling requirements changes of Qurbani meat and offal supplied from slaughterhouses in England and Wales during the period of Eid al-Adha.
Information for anyone who is already consuming or is considering consuming raw drinking milk or products made from raw milk.
What Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) is and the controls we implement to prevent food from being contaminated by it.
Legal requirements and guidance for home slaughter.