Roughly 5 Mio EU farmers raise animals for food production with a value of about EUR 130 billion. Every year, they need approximately 450 Mio tons of feed for their animals.
There are different types of feed:
- feed materials
- feed additives;
- compound feed including pet food
- medicated feed
For the latest concerning the proposals on veterinary medicines and medicated feed, click here
For the latest on the marketing of feed materials and compound feed, see EC Regulation 767/2009 .
For the new rules on the authorisation, supervision and labelling of feed additives, see EC Regulation 1831/2003 .
The Commission and the Member States discuss animal nutrition issues in the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed - Animal Nutrition.
For the Committee's agendas and reports, click here.