This is our new website design - it's a work in progress. Tell us what you think

Feed hygiene registration

Overview

Apply to be registered / approved under the Feed Hygiene Regulation.

You will need to register if you are operating in any stage of the feed process below:

  • production
  • processing
  • storage
  • transport
  • distribution

Exemptions

You will not need to register if you are operating in any stage of the feed process below:

  • private domestic production of feed for food-producing animals kept for private domestic production
  • private domestic production of feed for animals not kept for food production
  • feeding of food-producing animals kept for private domestic consumption
  • feeding of animals not kept for food production
  • direct supply of small quantities of primary production of feed at local level by a producer to local farms for use on those farms
  • direct supply, by the producer, of small quantities of primary products to local establishments directly supplying the final consumer (for example, farms)
  • retail of pet food

For more information, read the feed registration codes (PDF, 130KB).

Apply

  1. Download and complete the application form (PDF, 134KB).
  2. Send the completed form to:

Trading Standards postal address

Essex County Council
Trading Standards
CG32, County Hall
Chelmsford
CM1 1QH

Or email us: BusinessSupport-TradingStandards@essex.gov.uk.

Registrations will be issued within 5 working days.

Get in touch

If you need help with the feed hygiene registration, please contact us:

Trading Standards licences

Print this page