23 Dec 2020

EU Animal feed legislation

The European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 provided that from 1 January 2021 certain directly applicable pieces of EU legislation would be converted into UK law. Under the Northern Ireland Protocol, however, the province remains in the EU single market and accordingly the necessary EU regulations and checks apply. Elsewhere in Great Britain, EU legislation, as it applied to the UK on 31 December 2020, is now a part of domestic legislation and following that date it ceased to apply.

Summaries and links to the UK animal feed Statutory Instruments on legislation.gov.uk  are provided in the section on “Legislation and Guidance” of the AIC website.

Key EU regulations

Information on EU animal feed legislation can be found on the European Commission website.

Regulations are updated and amended, from time to time, further to negotiations at EU level. Amendments to the original text are listed and dated at the beginning of each regulation. From this list, amendments made subsequent to 1 January 2021 can be identified.

The main regulations are as follows:-