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Compound Feedstuffs

Volume 169: debated on Tuesday 13 March 1990

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To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what steps have to be taken prior to animal feed manufacturers being permitted to sell proprietary compounds for feeding to farm animals like sheep and poultry.

[holding answer 5 March 1990]: Manufacturers of medicated animal feedingstuffs are required to register with the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain and abide by a code of practice. The medicinal additives they incorporate must be licensed under medicines legislation.Additionally all feedingstuffs manufacturers must take steps to ensure that compound feeds sold to farmers comply with the requirements of the Feedingstuffs Regulations 1988.