FAMI QS
THE QUALITY AND SAFETY SYSTEM FOR SPECIALTY FEED INGREDIENTS AND THEIR MIXTURES.

Vision

Excellence and Trust in Specialty Feed Ingredients.

Mission

We set the worldwide leading accredited scheme for the feed industry contributing to safe food. We facilitate trade, driven by uncompromised focus on risk management, safety and quality. With our collective experience, knowledge, and expertise, we proactively respond to the emerging challenges for the specialty feed ingredients and their mixtures.

Scheme Documents

SCHEME

code of practice

The FAMI-QS Code of Practice provides requirements for implementing measures necessary to ensure feed safety and quality of products manufactured by processes, as defined by FAMI-QS. The Code covers requirements on Good Manufacturing Practices, on the HACCP programme and suggestions on continuous improvements to the design, management of operations and risks with a goal of maintaining feed safety and quality.

PROCESS DOCUMENTS

A set of Process Documents are provided as add-ons to the FAMI-QS Code. These are auditable documents, established in line with Codex Alimentarius (including HACCP programme) principles, for each one of the processes described in the Scope.

RULES FOR OPERATORS AND CERTIFICATION BODIES

Running side by side with the FAMI-QS Code of Practice, a parallel and independent certification system described in the Rules for Operators and Rules for Certification Bodies has been developed by FAMI-QS.

FEED FRAUD PREVENTION AND DEFENCE MODULE

In 2018, FAMI-QS carried out the challenging task to incorporate the requirements for Feed Fraud Prevention and Defence under its third-party certification system, by creating an additional mandatory add-on module for FAMI-QS Certification System Version 6. The module applies to trade and production.

CERTIFICATION INSTRUCTIONS

SURVEILLANCE PROGRAMME

In order to maintain credibility of assessment results set by Certification Bodies (CBs) and assure a homogenous interpretation and application of FAMI-QS clauses, evidence that these goals are reached must be provided.

apply

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

To apply for the FAMI-QS Certification, the applicant has to fill in the application form and submit it to the FAMI-QS Secretariat for evaluation.

MEMBERSHIP FEES

Participant members in the Scheme are required to pay an annual membership fee. The membership fee is calculated based on how many sites your organisation has and is raised within the first semester of each year.

SCOPE ELIGIBILITY

Use the below tool to verify whether your scope is eligible for the FAMI-QS Certification. A separate tool is provided for single ingredients and mixtures.

APPLICATION STEPS

To apply for the FAMI-QS Certification, the applicant has to fill in the application form and submit it to the FAMI-QS Secretariat for evaluation.

CERTIFICATION STEPS

To obtain the FAMI-QS Certificate, you have to select a Certification Body and contact them to schedule and begin preparation for your audit. The Approval Letter sent to you by FAMI-QS has to be provided to your Certification Body.

certification

CERTIFIED ORGANISATIONS

On this page you can find a listing of the FAMI-Q Certified Organisations.
If you are holding a valid certificate and it is not shown on the public list please get in touch with your certification body.

CERTIFICATION BODIES

FAMI-QS has finalised its endorsement under IAF MLA according to the IAF PL3 Policies and Procedures for the Expansion of the Scope of the IAF MLA.

ACCREDITATION BODIES

FAMI-QS has finalised its endorsement under IAF MLA according to the IAF PL3 Policies and Procedures for the Expansion of the Scope of the IAF MLA.

trainings

Guidance for Industry - USA

From 10 to 12 October 2022

This training consists of  three 4-hour sessions, taking place over three consecutive days, and aims to provide participants with the information they need regarding the requirements of FAMI-QS Version 6. The training is provided by Bureau Veritas Training North America (FAMI-QS Authorised Training Organisation). For more information and to register, please use the following link:https://www.bureauveritastraining.com/us/course-details.aspx?id=FAMI-QzV11

Feed Fraud Prevention and Defence (SP)

From 11 to 13 October 2022

A dedicated training based on the FAMI-QS Feed Fraud Prevention and Defence Module. This training will provide you with the support you need to implement the module within your organisation.

Feed Fraud Prevention and Defence

18 and 19 October 2022

A dedicated training based on the FAMI-QS Feed Fraud Prevention and Defence Module. This training will provide you with the support you need to implement the module within your organisation.

Association

OUR MEMBERS

FAMI-QS Membership is composed of Full Members.
The Full Members are companies which manufacture or trade Specialty Feed Ingredients.
FAMI-QS Full Members have a casting vote at the FAMI-QS General Assembly.

OUR BOARD

FAMI-QS GOVERNANCE
BOARD MEMBERS 2021/2023
MANAGEMENT TEAM