Animal Feed Guidance

17th May 2016

Guidance for food and drink manufacturers and retailers on the use of food surplus as animal feed

This guidance is designed to help all businesses across the grocery supply chain, including:
Food and drink manufacturers and processors
Logistics providers
Wholesalers and retailers
Primary producers and pack houses

This guidance provides key considerations for identifying, segregating and diverting suitable food surplus to animal feed in line with relevant legislation.

One of the mechanisms to reduce surplus food is to use it as animal feed. This guidance explains what to consider when identifying, segregating and diverting suitable food surplus to animal feed, including what is needed to ensure regulatory compliance.