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Feed and Feed Additives Legislation.
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FAOLEX Id: LEX-FAOC020423
Countries: China
Regions: ASIA;North Pacific;North-West Pacific;East Asian Seas;Eastern Asia
Type of Text: Legislation
Abstract: The purposes of this legislation are to strengthen the administration of feed and feed additives, improve their quality, increase the development of the feed industry and animal production, and enhance public health safety. "Feed" in this legislation means material to be used as animal food after industrial manufacture, including single feeds, feed premixes, concentrate feeds, compound feeds and concentrate supplements; "feed additives" means material to be added in small or micro quantities during feed manufacture, including nutritional or non-nutritional additives. The categories of feed additives are registered and approved by the Ministry of Agriculture of the State Council. The Ministry of Agriculture of the State Council is responsible for the national administration of feed and feed additives; the feed and feed additives administrative department of the County government is responsible for local feed and feed additives administration. Chapter II provides for the approval of manufacture and importation of feed and feed additives. Council evaluates the results of the feed analysis. The Ministry of Agriculture of the State Council will issue the product registration certification after fulfilment of various requirements. Apart from complying with the appropriate laws or administrative regulations of the enterprise, conditions set out in Chapter III are applying to the establishment of feed or feed additives enterprises. The packaging of feed or feed additives shall comply with the National Regulations on safety and hygiene. Chapter IV contains penal provisions.
Comment: The available text of Chinese is uncomplete.
Main subjects: Livestock