Press releases

21st September 2018
Full Time Employment in an international environment as member of a small dynamic team
14th September 2018
It came to our attention that a non-authorised and non-verified “Editable Feed Safety Document Tool Kit” is available for purchase on the internet through the following website: https://www.globalmanagergroup.com/Eshop. THIS IS NOT A FAMI-QS RELATED PRODUCT.
17th August 2018
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and FAMI-QS, the Quality and Safety System for Specialty Feed Ingredients, renewed the strategic agreement of cooperation for the development of specific certification programmes for the expansion of the FAMI-QS Code in the U.S. animal food manufacturing industry.
6th August 2018
FAMI-QS and QS have agreed upon a mutual recognition of audits.
3rd August 2018
Authorisations, Withdrawal regulations and implications for FAMI-QS certification.
30th July 2018
FAMI-QS, the Quality and Safety System for Specialty Feed Ingredients, and FIAAA, Feed Ingredients and Additive Association of Australia, have signed a strategic agreement of cooperation for the adoption of the FAMI-QS Code in the region of Australia-New Zealand. The given name to the implementation of the FAMI-QS Code in Australia through FIAAA is FAMI-QS/FIAAA.
4th June 2018
Specialty feed ingredients are high value ingredients with invaluable intellectual property, R&D and extensive market authorization processes. In order to support our members to cope better with some of these complexities, as well as affording further protection for their brand/ingredients and protecting the society, FAMI-QS is launching a Supply Chain Integrity Programme.
30th May 2018
FAMI-QS is a worldwide preeminent on feed safety management system scheme for specialty feed ingredients. To support and boost the growth of the scheme, FAMI-QS is applying the ViaSyst audit reporting platform for the implementation of the new version 6.0 of the scheme, from the beginning of 2019.
27th March 2018
FAMI-QS will organise a two-day training session for the Industry of Specialty Feed Ingredients on the 12th and 13th of June 2018.
1st March 2018
Following the success of Feed Additives 2017, Feedinfo News Service presents Feed Additives Asia 2018. To be held in Bangkok, Thailand on 16 – 18 May 2018, this event will bring together high-level stakeholders involved in the specialty feed ingredients value chain from across the Asian region, to share ideas and build relationships.
26th February 2018
FAMI-QS is now launching a call for interest for the participation of experts on the Working Group Process Documents. This group will be responsible for the review of the FAMI-QS Process Documents and will be divided into the following Task Force (TF) Groups: TF Bioprocess, TF Chemical, TF Extraction, TF Formulation, TF Mining and TF Mixing.
20th February 2018
To enhance better understanding of the role of Third Party Certification in Feed and Food Safety and the role of FAMI-QS in feed safety, a one day workshop on the 4th of April 2018 in Jakarta, Indonesia will be organized.
8th February 2018
FAMI-QS and Sindirações are moving forward towards strengthening their partnership with an extensive strategic agreement of cooperation.
20th December 2017
We have updated the Transition Requirements Document regarding the application dates.
19th December 2017
On December 7th 2017, FAMI-QS and OVOCOM have signed a renewed mutual recognition agreement. The agreement is valid for two years, e.g. until December 31st 2019 and only for the FAMI-QS Version 5.1.
5th December 2017
In order to support its members to comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and with the Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP) for animal food, FAMI-QS will organise two FDA approved trainings on FSMA Preventive Controls for Animal Food. The courses will be held on the following dates: - 12th and 13th of March 2018 and - 18th and 19th of September 2018
29th November 2017
To enhance better understanding of the recently published FAMI-QS Certification System, FAMI-QS will organize a one-day info session on the 18th January 2018, in São Paulo, Brazil.
17th November 2017
FAMI-QS Secretariat is pleased to announce another major change in its structure: its reshaping to include a global expert participation.
8th November 2017
FAMI-QS is pleased to announce our upcoming ‘Awareness in Feed Safety training’, happening on the 27th March 2018, in Bangkok (Thailand), for the industry of Specialty Feed Ingredients.
2nd November 2017
More added value for the FAMI-QS certified feed business Operators: FAMI-QS – the Quality and Safety System for Specialty Feed Ingredients, has achieved endorsement under the International Accreditation Forum Multilateral Recognition Arrangement (IAF MLA).
5th September 2017
In order to support its members to comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and with the Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP) for animal food, FAMI-QS prepared – in cooperation with our partner in the US – a GAP Analysis against the FAMI-QS Code version 5.1 and the Food Safety Modernization Act rule on Current Good Manufacturing Practices and Preventive Controls for Animal Food (cGMP PCAF).
10th May 2017
The FAMI-QS General Assembly, held on the 4th of May 2017, has elected a new Board of Directors. In the document attached you can find all the details.
17th March 2017
On the 16th of March 2017, FAMI-QS delivered a workshop in Bangkok, Thailand. This workshop aimed enhancing the understanding of Third Party Certification’s role and the FAMI-QS contribution towards Feed and Food Safety.
15th March 2017
On the 13 & 14th of March 2017, FAMI-QS completed the first 2-day training for auditors based in South East Asia, in Bangkok, Thailand.
2nd March 2017
Please find attached an update on the FAMI-QS Building Confidence Initiative.
16th February 2017
To enhance better understanding of the role of Third Party Certification in Feed and Food Safety and the role of FAMI-QS, a one day workshop on the 16th of March 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand will be organized.
31st January 2017
The final draft of the FAMI-QS Code of Practice (version 6) is now ready for public consultation. FAMI-QS invites every stakeholder, auditor and all other interested persons to read and comment the FAMI-QS Code of Practice. The possibility to comment on the Code will be until the 13th of April.
22nd November 2016
To enhance better understanding of the role of Third Party Certification in Feed and Food Safety and the role of FAMI-QS, a one day workshop on the 16th of March 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand will be organized.
8th April 2016
FAMI-QS is pleased to announce its upcoming training for the industry of Specialty Feed Ingredients – the FAMI-QS: Awareness in Feed Safety, which will happen on the 4th and 5th of October 2016.
18th April 2014
FAMI-QS and Sindiraçoes published this week in the Feed and Food magazine
21st June 2013
Feed Schemes Observatory - Project Launch
15th March 2013
Countdown to the 4th Global Feed & Food Congress / South Africa's Agricultural Minister to open congress on 10 April 2013
5th March 2013
FAMI-QS and GMP+ International move ahead with a Memorandum of Understanding
17th October 2012
FAMI-QS in the press (article in Portuguese about the latest FAMI-QS/Sindirações training).
13th September 2012
EFIP feed safety schemes at European Commodities Exchange 2012 (EFIP press release).
7th December 2011
Press release : Signed agreement on feed safety between FAMI-QS and China's HSL Certification Service.
6th December 2011
Press release : FAMI-QS ensures up-to-date feed industry auditing in China.
7th September 2010
Press release : 'First issuance of FAMI-QS/I-SF/SF Certificate now a reality'.
11th February 2009
Press release on ‘Strategic alliance between FEFANA, Sindirações and AFIA’.