Feed additives

Feed safety : Legislation : Feed additives

A general overview of the European legislation concerning feed additives can be found on the website of the Directorate General for Health and Consumer Protection of the European Commission. Detailed information can be found in the individual Regulations. The basic legislation is provided below

European Commission. (2003). Regulation (EC) No 1831/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 September 2003 on additives for use in animal nutrition. Official Journal of the European Union, L268, 29-43.

European Commission. (2004). Regulation (EC) No 882/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on official controls performed to ensure the verification of compliance with feed and food law, animal health and animal welfare rules. Official Journal of the European Union, L165, 1-141.

European Commission. (2005). Commission Regulation (EC) No 378/2005 of 4 March 2005 on detailed rules for the implementation of Regulation (EC) No 1831/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the duties and tasks of the Community Reference Laboratory concerning applications for authorisations of feed additives. Official Journal of the European Union, L59, 8-15.

European Commission. (2007). Commission Regulation (EC) No 850/2007 of 19 July 2007 amending Regulation (EC) No 378/2005 on detailed rules for the implementation of Regulation (EC) No 1831/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the duties and tasks of the Community Reference Laboratory concerning applications for authorisations of feed additives. Official Journal of the European Union, L188, 3-6.

European Commission. (2008): Commission Regulation (EC) No 429/2008 of 25 April 2008 on detailed rules for the implementation of Regulation (EC) No 1831/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the preparation and the presentation of applications and the assessment and the authorisation of feed additives. Official Journal of the European Union L 133, 1-65

European Commission. (2009) Commission Regulation (EC) No 885/2009 of 25 September 2009 amending Regulation (EC) No 378/2005 as regards reference samples, fees and the laboratories listed in Annex II. Official Journal of the European Union L 254, 58-65