Officers should have a clear understanding of the purpose of feed hygiene and relevant codes of good practice, along with a working knowledge of the approval and registration requirements for feed businesses. They should also be familiar with the requirements of the three annexes of Regulation 183/2005 in relation to feed businesses and good animal feeding practice.
Core Learning Resources
Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) and Department of Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), 2014
How to apply for approval or registration, and related information
Includes separate advice for England and Wales
European Commission (EC)
Includes Regulation 183/2005: Requirements for feed hygiene
Mycotoxins in products intended for animal feeding
Official Journal of the European Union
Develops harmonised international food standards, guidelines and codes of practice to protect the health of the consumers and ensure fair trade practices in the food trade. Site includes a code of practice on good animal feeding.
Guidance for business and local authorities