The overall objectives of the BTSF Training Programme/Course on EU LEGISLATION ON FEED are:

  • Objective 1: To spread knowledge and best practice in order to increase the level of expertise regarding feed safety issues at all stages of production, processing and distribution of feeding stuff, including the on-site inspection of feed business operators. 
  • Objective 2: To provide knowledge and technical expertise in the field of Animal Nutrition (EU Legislation on Feed) to control officials working in the feed sector in the EU Member States and selected non-EU countries. 


The course addresses the following topics:

  • Topic 1: General overview 
  • Topic 2: Feed hygiene
  • Topic 3: Feed ingredients & contamination
  • Topic 4: Application in the feed industry: Field Visits
  • Topic 5: Feed labelling
  • Topic 6: Feed with specific purposes and borderline products
  • Topic 7: Imports and official controls

Target audience

This Training Programme has been designed for the profiles and positions described below. Please verify compliance with the selection criteria before submitting or validating applications.

  • Candidates must be staff of competent authorities performing official control activities in the feed sector. 
  • Participants must commit themselves to disseminate the knowledge received during the seminar among stakeholders in their home institutions/countries. 
  • As the seminar will be conducted in English, each nominated candidate must have a good (not basic) working level of English.

Calendar and locations

Session Start Date End Date City Country
VC11 14/02/2022 18/02/2022 Online Online
VC13 28/03/2022 01/04/2022 Online Online
VC15 20/06/2022 24/06/2022 Online Online