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International Safe Feed/Safe Food, FAMI-QS

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Renowned worldwide, FAMI-QS certification provides suppliers a way to show their commitment to consumers for safe feed and opens the door to new perspective markets.

FAMI-QS is the only certification program focused on specialty feed and their mixture ingredients. Having this narrow focus allows this key program to target the essential areas efficiently. More than 600 Feed Additive and Premixture companies have participated in this program globally. FAMI-QS has been officially adopted by EU authorities, who recognizes FAMI-QS as an unrivalled system for assessing the requirements of feed hygiene and its regulations.

The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) has partnered with FAMI-QS to co-brand this program as the International Safe Feed/Safe Food. Achieving certification field will grant enrollment in both programs with publications in both directories. 

What is FAMI-QS?

FAMI-QS Asbl, a non-profit organization founded by the feed industry to develop third party certification based on the enforcement of EU Feed Hygiene Regulation (183/2005/EC). The program focuses on Feed Safety Management for the Specialty Feed Ingredient industry.

Who can Join FAMI-QS?

The FAMI-QS/ISFSF standard encompasses the trade and manufacturing of processed Specialty Feed Ingredients and their Mixtures. In order to determine if your product is covered within the FAMI-QS scope please visit The full list of feed additives can be found on the European Register of Feed Additives. This annex classifies the specialty feed ingredients by their intended use in the feed, and when required, to the respective animal.

Where can the requirements be found?

All FAMI-QS documentation is available free of charge on the FAMI-QS website. There you will find the code, and additional useful material such as the Guidance Document for Good Practices & links to the supporting EU regulations.