Feed monitoring - Communicate own control results on dioxins and PCBs
Feed business operators are obliged to report test results from their own controls on dioxins and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).
The aim is to detect possible problems earlier.
the regional council responsible for you
- are a feed business operator and
- have own control results on dioxins and PCBs.
You must electronically transmit the examination results you have to the competent body. The competent body will provide you with standardised electronic templates (digital files) for this purpose.
Written transmission is only permissible if the competent body has allowed it at your request.
You must provide the following data, among others:
- Name of the company
- Sample number
- analysed product
- Sampling location
- analysed substance
The respective competent body anonymises the data and transmits them to the Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL).
The BVL records these results in a common data pool, evaluates them and publishes them quarterly on its website.
Your notification must be made within 14 days after the test result has been finally established.
Attention: If the legal maximum level for the respective feed has been exceeded, the notification must be made immediately.
If you suspect that your feed is unsafe, you must inform the competent authorities immediately of the measures taken.
Note: A violation of the obligation to notify the examination results (failure to notify, incorrect, incomplete or untimely notification) constitutes an administrative offence.
The competent authority may impose a fine of up to 20,000 euros.
Information on official feed inspection can be found in the life situation"Animal husbandry, animal welfare, fisheries and hunting".
21.06.2023 Ministerium für Ernährung, Ländlichen Raum und Verbraucherschutz Baden-Württemberg