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Quality Assurance

Commitment to excellence

Gourmet Game is produced by Australia’s leading manufacturer of kangaroo meat, Macro Meats. The Australian company has a long history of innovation and excellence and are leaders in the kangaroo industry.

Macro Meats processing plant is audited and inspected by AQIS and incorporates an approved laboratory for microbiological testing. They are registered to Export Standards and currently supply overseas countries to EU standards.

“A commitment to maintaining the responsible development of the Kangaroo Industry is important to us. We work closely with the Government to ensure the regulations and controls of kangaroo harvesting and processing deliver the highest standard and the “world’s best practice” principles in animal welfare, conservation management, environmental issues and meat safety”.

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National Residue Survey (NRS)

The Australian kangaroo industry participates in various National Residue Survey (NRS) residue monitoring programs. These programs assure customers about the quality of Australian kangaroo meat and support the state/territory licensing of domestic processing facilities. Kangaroo programs include random monitoring and ensure the kangaroo industry meets the export certification.

See the 2013-14 National Residue Survey for Kangaroo here: National Residue Survey 2013-14.

Australian packaging convenant

Macro Investments action plan for the Australian Packaging
Convenant is composed of 5 major points of action.

  1. Packaging design
  2. Product stewardship
  3. Recycling
  4. Additional measures
  5. Monitoring of all above measures and overall system

Male only policy

Macro Meats have had a policy to only cull male kangaroos since early 2012 and have actively lobbied other Kangaroo Industry Association members to follow. Macro Meats number one priority is Animal Welfare, followed by sustainability and consistent meat quality. We also respect the beliefs of Indigenous Australians that animals should only be killed for food.