The Livestock Production Accreditation Scheme (LPAS) administers
the certification and specification requirements for Grain Fed Lamb
All grain fed lambs must be sourced from a Livestock Production
System that is accredited by AUS-MEAT under the LPAS for Grain Fed
Lamb and Hogget and must comply with the following feeding and
carcase criteria as specified in the AUS-MEAT language.
A prerequisite to LPAS certification is ensuring that the
enterprise can demonstrate that the enterprise can demonstrate that
relevant approvals are in place for the facility from the State or
In addition, LPA QA (Flockcare) accreditiation is also a
prerequisite to progressing LPAS certification. Information
on LPA QA (Flockcare) is available here.
An LPAS Delivery Docket at the time of slaughter must accompany
all lamb or hoggets slaughtered, processed or described as Grain
Fed. The LPAS Delivery Docket must be signed by an approved
LPAS QA officer. On plant administration of these
Delcarations/Dockets remain the responsibility of the Department of
AUS-MEAT is responsible for post slaughter monitoring of Grain
Fed Lamb and Hogget product description utilising existing systems
and quality assurance programs.
For further information on LPAS, contact:
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