FAMI-QS, the Quality and Safety System for Specialty Feed Ingredients,

and

FIAAA, Feed Ingredients and Additive Association of Australia,

have signed a strategic agreement of cooperation for the adoption of the FAMI-QS Code in the region of Australia-New Zealand. The given name to the implementation of the FAMI-QS Code in Australia through FIAAA is FAMI-QS/FIAAA.

All in the chain of consumption of feed ingredients benefit from the quality and safety assurance delivered by the FIAAA Code of Practice.

Certification of Feed Ingredient and Additive suppliers to the Code gives assurance to: stockfeed manufacturers, livestock producers, food manufacturers, retailers, and food consumers in the general public.

 

CODE PRINCIPLES

Protecting the health of livestock.

Enabling producers to achieve expected levels of livestock performance.

Protecting the health of consumers of food products derived from livestock fed ingredients and additives.

Contributing to the delivery of livestock products of consistent and appropriate quality

Enabling livestock producers to market food commodities that meet national and international food standards

FAMI-QS and FIAAA strengthen their cooperation for the region of Australia–New Zealand

FAMI-QS, the Quality and Safety System for Specialty Feed Ingredients, and FIAAA, Feed Ingredients and Additive Association of Australia, have signed a strategic agreement of cooperation for the adoption of the FAMI-QS Code in the region of Australia-New Zealand. The given name to the implementation of the FAMI-QS Code in Australia through FIAAA is FAMI-QS/FIAAA.

 

Nowadays, International Trade takes place in a complex legal business environment. As far as the Specialty Feed Ingredients sector is concerned, third party certifications, and FAMI-QS in particular, is thus becoming an important tool in supporting market access and regulatory compliance at global level.

 

With regards to the agreement, the current FAMI-QS Certification documents and accreditation will apply. FIAAA members may apply to FIAAA for what would be known as FAMI-QS/FIAAA Certification. This will entail an audit against the current version of the FAMI-QS Code and the relevant process document(s) applicable to the operation of the members. The application shall be done according to the current version of FAMI-QS Rules for Operators. Non-FIAAA members can apply directly to FAMI-QS for FAMI-QS certification.

 

FIAAA will chair the FAMI-QS Local Working Group for the region of Australia-New Zealand and will be the authorised training provider for the region of Australia-New Zealand.

 

Further information regarding the implementation of the agreement will follow.

About FAMI-QS
FAMI-QS is a preeminent quality and feed safety management system for the sector of specialty feed ingredients. The FAMI-QS Code addresses safety, quality and regulatory compliance in order to minimize hazards and ensure the placing on the market of safe and legal Specialty Feed Ingredients. FAMI-QS is operating under IAF MLA.

 

About FIAAA
The FIAAA advocates and promotes the safe use of feed ingredients and additives. The intention is a high level of assurance that the feed will neither cause harm to the farm animals when prepared or consumed, nor to the final consumer. This assurance of quality facilitates domestic and international trade in our industry’s products, and in agricultural and food commodities as a whole.

 

For more information regarding the Strategic Agreement of Cooperation between FAMI-QS and FIAAA, please contact:

 

FAMI-QS
Emmanuel Geneiatakis Secretary General
5 Place du Champ de Mars – 1050 Brussels      Tel.: +32 2550 3452
info@fami-qs.org        www.fami-qs.org

 

FIAAA
Noelene Davis
Executive Manager, FIAAA     PO Box 187 Beecroft NSW 2119
ndavis@fiaaa.com.au          Tel.: +61 424 625 267        www.fiaaa.com.au

The feed industry already benefits from FIAAA management of its Code of Practice

  • Certification meets one of the key criteria for exclusion of ‘END’ products from the requirement to be registered.

  • The PFIAA Ingredient Purchasing Guidelines recommend adoption of industry codes such as the FIAAA Code of Practice. 

  • The SFMCA automatically accepts FIAAA accredited suppliers as having completed the APVMA’s requirements on suppliers for self-assessment

FAMI-QS similarly addresses safety and quality to minimize risks when placing feed ingredients and additives in the market.

The FAMI-QS code is designed for international validity. Certification to FAMI-QS/FIAAA will be a trade enabler for FIAAA members.

 

FIAAA and FAMI-QS are developing the systems for Australia and New Zealand and are excited about the future.

Please contact us for ,more information

Use only FIAAA certified suppliers