Safe feed = safe food

High-quality and safe feed is essential to ensure optimum livestock nutrition and equally relevant for the whole food chain.   

Feed business in the QS scheme meet this responsibility and implement comprehensive quality assurance measures. These measures take effect in several areas, including raw material management, plant hygiene and traceability.

The feed sector in the QS scheme comprises:


Click on the links above for more information on the respective areas of the feed sector.

Recognition of other standards

The feed sector is characterised by internationally diversified flows of goods. QS cooperates with other standard owners in order to ensure a uniformly high level of feed safety. This facilitates the movement of goods, secures the availability of goods and avoids unnecessary costs due to double audits. 

QS certification is recognised by many international standard owners. Conversely, QS also recognises other standards in the feed sector.

Click on the following link to find out which schemes you can deliver into based on your QS certification and which standards are recognised by QS.

You can also find more detailed information in Annex 9.1 to the Guideline Feed Sector.

Agreements feed sector