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The Role of Legislation in Feed Quality

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Court books and hammer
EU wide legislation on animal feed applies to a wide range of animal feed businesses from primary production to placing animal feed on the market and feeding of food producing animals.
The key pieces of legislation include

The European Food Safety Authority

Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 established the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). EFSA is a European Agency funded by the European Union that operates independently of the European legislative and executive institutions. The agency produces independent scientific opinions and advice that form the basis for European policies and legislation. Their remit includes:
  • Feed and Food safety
  • Nutrition
  • Animal health and welfare
  • Plant protection
  • Plant health

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