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AFIA Safe Feed/Safe Food Program

The American Feed Industry Association\'s Safe Feed/Safe Food Certification Program is intended for companies interested in demonstrating their pledge to food safety and enhancing consumer confidence in the products they provide.
Companies fulfilling the program\'s requirements may use the SF/SF seal on their labeling and packaging

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Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC)

Founded in 2010 by WWF and IDH (Dutch Sustainable Trade Initiative) the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) is an independent not for profit organisation with global influence. ASC aims to be the world\'s leading certification and labelling programme for responsibly farmed seafood. The ASC’s primary role is to manage the global standards for responsible aquaculture, which were developed by the WWF Aquaculture Dialogues.

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Certification of organic production - EU and KRAV

Kiwa Sweden offers auditing and certification in all the areas covered by the European Organic Regulations (EC) No 834/2007 and the Swedish KRAV standards for certified production.

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EU Food and Feed Safety: Food Safety From Farm to Fork

The EU gateway for regulations related to the food chain, including the Register of Feed Additives, traceability, labelling, Genetically Modified Feed and Food etc.

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FAO National Aquaculture Legislation Overview (NALO)

The National Aquaculture Legislation Overview (NALO) consist of a series of comparative national overviews of aquaculture laws and regulations from the top 40 aquaculture producing countries

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FAOLEX is a comprehensive and up-to-date computerized legislative database, one of the world's largest electronic collection of national laws and regulations on food, agriculture and renewable natural resources.
Users of FAOLEX have direct access to the abstracts and indexing information about each text, as well as to the full text of most legislation contained in the database

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FDA Animal Drugs website, Phase 3

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine has launched Phase III of the redesigned Animal Drugs @ FDA website. As before, the new Animal Drugs @ FDA website provides a searchable database for veterinarians, pet owners, animal producers and others to get information about approved animal drugs by application number, sponsor name, proprietary name, ingredient, application status, dosage form, route of administration, indication and species.

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FDA/CVM Approved Drugs for Use in US Aquaculture

The Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) regulates the manufacture and distribution of food additives and drugs that will be given to animals in the United States.

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The Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) provides independent scientific advice on the safety and/or efficacy of additives and products or substances used in animal feed. The Panel evaluates their safety and/or efficacy for the target species, the user, the consumer of products of animal origin and the environment. It also looks at the efficacy of biological and chemical products/substances intended for deliberate use in animal feed. The Panel carries out risk assessments in order to produce scientific opinions and advice for risk managers, which provides a sound foundation for European policies and legislation and supports risk managers in taking effective and timely decisions. The Panel performs much of its work in the context of specific authorisation procedures relating to substances which must be evaluated by EFSA before they can be authorised for use in the EU.

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GAA Best Aquaculture Practice Standards

The Global Aquaculture Alliance coordinates the development of Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification standards for hatcheries, farms, processing facilities and feed mills.

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GLOBALG.A.P. Aquaculture Standard

The GLOBALG.A.P. Aquaculture Standard sets criteria for legal compliance, for food safety, worker occupational health and safety, animal welfare, and environmental and ecological care.

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Good aquaculture feed manufacturing practice (FAO)

Technical guidelines for good aquaculture feed manufacturing practice.

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Good Manufacturing Practice for Medicated Feeds

Electronic Code of U.S. Federal Regulations (e-CFR)

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Het Productschap Diervoeder

The Dutch Product Board Animal Feed - GMP+ (GMP+HACCP): international feed industry QA certification

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ISO 24378:2022 Feed Machinery - Vocabulary

This international standard will supply the basic terms for developing other feed machinery standards and the global feed industry users.

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Naturland Standards for Organic Aquaculture

Naturland e.V. January 2004.

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OIE Notifiable terrestrial and aquatic animal diseases

One of OIE’s missions is to ensure transparency in and enhance knowledge of the worldwide animal health situation. Among the formal obligations of OIE Member Countries is the submission of information on the relevant animal disease situation – including on zoonoses present on their territory – in the most timely and transparent way. A single OIE list of  notifiable terrestrial and aquatic animal diseases has been established for this purpose.

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Phish-Pharm Database of Pharmacokinetics Data in Fish

The U.S. FDA\'s Phish Pharm database is a searchable compilation of more than 400 articles dealing with drug residues and pharmacokinetic parameters in 90 species (64 genera) of fish

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Safe Feed - USDA CVM

Within FDA, the Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) has a role in ensuring the safety of animal food, which includes feed ingredients, mixed feed, medicated feed, and pet food, treats, and chews. CVM uses a comprehensive program - the Animal Feed Safety System1 - to carry out its animal food regulatory responsibilities. Manufacturers and users are responsible for producing safe feed and pet food, and for following FDA regulations. This page provides links to information about safe feed and pet food for consumers, animal feeders, animal feed manufacturers, pet food and pet treat manufacturers, and ingredient suppliers.

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USA - National Aquaculture Health Plan and Standards

The plan establishes guidance for disease reporting, laboratory and testing standardization, surveillance, response, biosecurity, data management as well as education and training.

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