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Updated recommendations on identifying hazards and minimising risks.
The Food Standards Agency has drawn up an action plan to address recommendations on improving feed law enforcement. This is in response to the Advisory Committee on Animal Feedingstuffs (ACAF) Review of Feed Law Enforcement in the UK.
This leaflet aims to outline some practical advice on the use of copper in feed for bovines on farms in the UK.
There have been a number of high profile feed safety incidents that have affected the European feed industry in recent years.
The National Office of Animal Health (NOAH) represents the UK animal medicines industry, and aims to promote the benefits of safe, effective and quality medicines for the health and welfare of all animals.
A review of the Advisory Committee on Animal Feedingstuffs (ACAF) was initiated in September 2009 and was led by an independent consultant, Helen Lucas Associates. The main objectives of this review was to assess the need for the Advisory Committee on Animal Feedingstuffs (ACAF).
As part of its work programme for 2006-2007 the Committee examined the impact of biofuel production on the safety, composition and availability of animal feed. In particular, it reviewed the types of co-products derived from the production of biofuels that have, or may have, a use in animal feeding. The Committee published its position paper on 30 April 2008.
The revised Code of Practice for the Control of Salmonella in Animal Feeds was published on 4 November 2009 in partnership with Defra and the Food Standards Agency.