By registering in National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT), you ensure full traceability of the cattle and deer from their place of origin to the meat processing location. You provide prompt and accurate information about the animals to NAIT at the point of slaughter.
As a meat processor receiving NAIT animals, you are responsible for:
Your PICA can be a nominated individual or an incorporated company.
As a PICA at a meat processing location, you are responsible for:
A PICA can also delegate responsibility for some NAIT tasks to other staff members called PICA delegates.
When you register your business with NAIT you need to provide:
Get in touch with our Support Centre to register.
A PICA is the company or person involved in the day-to-day management of animals moving through your location. A PICA can be responsible for more than 1 NAIT location.
If your company operates multiple sites it can be helpful to nominate an organisation administrator. They can manage NAIT accounts for each location, including the PICAs at those sites and any staff delegated to record information in NAIT.
Your business can choose to become accredited with NAIT.
Becoming accredited can improve the confidence of your customers in your services and bring you many other benefits.