QS-Feed Monitoring: Managing risks and eliminating hazards

High-quality feed forms the basis for good animal nutrition, and systematic feed monitoring is therefore of central importance. The QS feed monitoring system monitors compliance with limit and guidance values for substances like mycotoxins, dioxins, plant protection products and heavy metals.

Feed producers, feed traders and agricultural businesses who mix their own feed all take part in QS feed monitoring.

Relevant documents

You can find the documents for your participation in the QS feed monitoring programme and the link to the QS database here:

Systematic and thorough

Analysis results monitoring

Sampling is carried out according to specific control plans. Analyses are systematically spread over the entire year. Feed material producers and traders whose products are not covered by a sector-specific control plan submit a business-specific control plan to QS for approval. For farmers who mix their own feed, the coordinator organizes participation in feed monitoring.

All sample data and test results are recorded in the QS database. To ensure that all requirements are met and that laboratory results can be compared, only QS-recognised laboratories may be commissioned to perform the tests.


Futtermittel Warenannahme im Labor

Analysis results QS feed monitoring

From which countries are raw materials purchased in the QS scheme? Which raw materials are from Brazil or the USA? What abnormalities were there with the feeds?


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Point of contact for questions and recommendations

Anna Rohbock

+ 49 (0) 228 35068-218

+ 49 (0) 228 35068-16218

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