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Animal Feed Legislation and Guidance

Legislation on animal feed is harmonised at European Union (EU) level. It applies to feed for food-producing animals, including farmed fish, and also to feed for non-food producing animals, including pets, zoo and circus animals and creatures living freely in the wild. Horses and rabbits are classed as food-producing animals. The legislation applies to the manufacture, sale and supply of animal feed in the United Kingdom and is divided according to the main set of regulations. Sub-headings to specific items are provided for ease of reference.

The legislation is amended from time to time. The information provided in the links below will be revised in the light of these amendments and is believed to be up-to-date at the time of writing (1 October 2018).

GM Food & Feed - Notification of Existing Products

Disclaimer
AIC has provided the following summary of legislation and guidance for the feed sector in good faith. However, as this is only a summary, members should consult the legislation per se and / or consider obtaining legal advice prior to acting to avoid any reliance upon it and if more detailed information is required. AIC cannot accept any liability for any errors in this document or for the content on any websites to which hyperlinks have been provided.