Food Safety Resources

  • SUMMARY OF REQUIREMENTS
    • Establishing, for the first time, Good
    Manufacturing Practices for ALL animal food.
    – Previously established cGMP’s were only required for
    certain types of medicated feed manufactures.
    – No distinction between livestock feed and pet food
    manufacturing
    • Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive
    Controls:
    – Each facility will be required to implement a written
    food safety plan that focuses on preventing hazards in
    animal feed and human food.

    WHO IS COVERED?
    • Facilities that manufacture, process, pack or
    hold animal food
    • In general, facilities required to register with
    FDA under sec. 415 of the FD&C Act
    • Applies to domestic and imported food
    • Some exemptions and modified requirements
    are being proposed – very limited.