Regulation (EC) No 1832005 of the European Parliament and by SayreW


									Regulation (EC) No 183/2005 of the European Parliament and of
                         the Council
                     of 12 January 2005
          laying down requirements for feed hygiene

                         Edgars Riekstiņš
                     LR Ministry of Agriculture
                  Food and Veterinary Department
Article 1
Regulation provides for:
1.General conditions of feed hygiene;
2.Conditions and procedure securing the traceability of
3.Conditions and procedure of registration and approval of
                   Regulation relates to:

• 1. Activities of feed operators throughout all stages from
  production to placing on the market;

• 2. Feeding of food producing animals;

• 3. Import and export of feed.
               Regulation does not concern:

1.Feed production for own consumption.

2.Animals other than animals kept for the farming

3. the direct supply of small quantities of primary production
   of feed at local level by the producer to local farms for
   use on those farms.

• "feed hygiene" means the measures and conditions
  necessary to control hazards and to ensure fitness for
  animal consumption of a feed, taking into account its
  intended use

• "feed business operator" means the natural or legal
  person responsible for ensuring that the requirements of
  the present Regulation are met within the feed business
  under their control;

‘complementary feedingstuffs’ shall mean mixtures of
feedingstuffs which have a high content of certain
substances and which, by reason of their composition, are
sufficient for a daily ration only if used in combination
with other feedingstuffs and the concentration of which in
compound feed exceeds 20 kg/t;

‘premixtures’ shall mean mixtures of additives or mixtures of one or
more additives with substances used as carriers,       intended for
the manufacture of feedingstuffs and the concentration of which in
compound feed is 20 kg/t or less

• "establishment" means any unit of a feed business;

• "primary production of feed" means the production of
  agricultural products, including in particular growing,
  harvesting, milking, rearing of animals (prior to their
  slaughter) or fishing resulting exclusively in products
  which do not undergo any other operation following their
  harvest, collection or capture, apart from simple physical

Article 5 Specific Obligations
Concerning primary production of feed and the following
   associated operations:
-transportation, storage at the place of production,
-transportation to the establishment,
-mixing of feed for the exclusive requirements of their own
holdings without using additives or premixtures of additives
with the exception of silage additives,
• feed business operators shall comply with the provisions in
Annex I, where relevant for the operations carried out.

operations other than those referred to in paragraph 1,
including mixing of feed for the exclusive requirements of
own holdings when using additives or premixtures of
with the exception of silage additives, feed business
shall comply with the provisions in Annex II

Feed business operators involved in activities covered by
   Annex II shall establish and implement procedures
   based on principles of HACCP:
-identification of hazard,
-identification of critical control points (CCP),
-determination of critical limits of CCP,
-establishment of surveillance procedures,
-provision of corrective measures,
-elaboration of documentation,
                 Feed business operators:

• provide the competent authority with information on all
  the establishments under their control involved in any
  stage of feed production, storage, transportation or

• Provide the competent authority with updated
  information including changes in operations and closing
  down of the establishment.
  The following feed establishments need to be approved
              from the Competent Authority:

• Manufacturing and placing on the market feed additives;
• Manufacturing and placing on the market premixtures;
• manufacturing for placing on the market, or producing
  for the exclusive requirements of their holdings,
  feedingstuffs using feed additives or premixtures.
                  Feed Business Operators

• Shall not carry out activities without registration or
         Suspension of registration or approval

• The competent authority shall temporarily suspend the
  or the approval of an establishment for one, more or all
  of its activities, where it is shown that the establishment
  no longer fulfils the conditions applicable to those
        Suspension of registration or approval:

• The establishment has ceased its activities;

• It has been proved that during the period of one year the
  establishment has not fulfilled the requirements relevant
  in respect of one or several lines of activities;

• Serious irregularities have been established or the
  suspension of activities of the establishment has taken
  place repeatedly following which the feed operator still
  cannot provide guaranties in respect of the further
                Annex I . Primary Production

Hygiene Rules

1. prevent, eliminate or minimise hazards with the potential
  to compromise feed safety.

2.Primary products shall be protected from contamination.

3. Meet the obligations relating to the control of hazards.
               Annex I. Primary Production.

4. measures should be carried out relating to:
-cleaning, dizinfection,
-hygiene conditions,
-use of clean water,
-avoidance of contamination created by pests,
-waste handling,
-handling of packaging materials,
-results of analyses.
                Annex I. Primary Production

Registration is required in respect of:
-use of plant protection products and biocides,
-use of genetically modified seeds,
-disease and pest occurence,
-test results,
-source and quantity of each input of feed and the
   destination and quantity for each output of feed.
                  Guides of Good Practice

Should contain information

- On hazards present on the primary production level,

-activities targeted at hazard control.
                 Guides of Good Practice

-control of contamination such as mycotoxins, heavy
   metals, radioactive material
-use of water, organic waste and fertilisers;
-use of plant protection products and biocides and their
-preparation, storage and traceability of feed materials;
-use of veterinary medicinal products and feed additives
   and their traceability;
-disposal of dead animals, waste and litter;
-protective measures to prevent the introduction of
   contagious diseases transmissible to animals through
-appropriate hygienic conditions,
                  Annex II

1.facilities and equipment
4.Quality Control
5.Storage and transport
             Annex III. Good Feeding Practice

•   Grazing
•   Holdings and feeding equipment
•   Storage of feed
•   Distribution of feed
•   Water
•   Personnel

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