Category 1 Products

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At College Group, production is segregated. Category 1 products are processed at a separate facility from Category 3 products to prevent contamination between different categories of waste and different species.

College Group Category
1
Products

Category 1 is the highest risk category for rendering. We render specified risk material (SRM) linked with prion diseases – also known as transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) – fallen stock with SRM, international catering waste, and any material handled with Category 1 material.

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Category 1 Tallow

Tallow is made from rendered animal fat. It has a variety of uses in agriculture, transportation and food services. At College Group, our Category 1 tallow is used for the production of biofuels.

Description

A dark, hard fatty substance

Process

Crushing, cooking, pressing, separation, and sterilisation

Country of origin

Ireland

Standards

EU 1069 / 2009

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Category 1 Meat
&
Bone
Meal
(MBM)

Category 1 meat and bone meal is made from specified risk material (SRM). It is primarily used as a carbon-neutral fuel in steam raising boilers, particularly in cement manufacturing.

Description

A homogenous, granular, free-flowing, dark brown meal

Process

Crushing, cooking, pressing, separation, and sterilisation

Country of origin

Ireland

Standards

EU 1069 / 2009