Producing safe feed and food products is first and foremost a question of good management practices at each stage of the feed and food chain from primary production to final processing. It is therefore the responsibility of each operator in the feed & food chain to implement good practices to ensure the safety of the goods he produces.
The EFMC is a guide to good practice for the industrial manufacturing of compound feed and premixtures for food producing animals. It was officially and successfully assessed by EU authorities in January 2007 who consider this Guide as practicable throughout the Community and suitable as guide for compliance with the hygiene and HACCP requirements of Regulation (EC) No 183/2005 on Feed Hygiene. The EFMC was updated for the last time in November 2009.