Regulatory & Consulting Services for Feed Ingredients, Feed Additives, Livestock Feed, and Pet Foods

Providing global scientific and regulatory solutions for livestock feed and pet food industries.

Intertek Scientific & Regulatory Consultancy offers the regulatory and scientific expertise necessary to successfully achieve market approval of ingredients for use in feeds for livestock and pets.

The regulatory frameworks for gaining pre-market approval vary around the world:

  • In the United States, feed ingredients are accepted for market by obtaining a new Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) ingredient definition, determining of the Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) status for the intended use, or gaining approval as a food additive
  • In Europe, Regulation (EC) No 1831/2003 on additives for use in animal nutrition sets out detailed requirements for the pre-market approval of feed additives
  • In Canada, all feeds for use in livestock must be approved for market by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and listed in Schedules IV and V of the Feeds Regulation (1983)
       

Our services include:

  • Developing successful regulatory strategies and conducting feasibility assessments to determine scientific data gaps
  • Designing and placing of studies to support the safety and efficacy (utility) of a feed ingredient for the intended use in the intended species
  • Conducting literature searches and data collection
  • Undertaking safety and efficacy assessments
  • Preparing registration dossiers and stewarding through regulatory and scientific body assessment (FDA, EFSA etc.)
  • Coordinating Expert Panel reviews as part of the GRAS determination process
    Facilitating the publication of pivotal data to meet the “general recognition” aspect of GRAS 
 
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+1 905 542 2900
China
+86 10 5657 6600
Europe
+44 1252 392 464
Japan
+81 3 5643 8643