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Measures for The Administration of Pet Feed in China

This essay is about “Measures for the Administration of Pet Feed in China”.

Pet Feed in China
Pet Feed in China

Article 1

In order to strengthen the management of pet feed, ensure the quality and safety of pet feed products, and promote the development of the pet feed industry, these measures are formulated in accordance with the regulations on the administration of feed and feed additives.

Article 2

The term “pet feed” as mentioned in these Measures refers to products that are industrially processed and manufactured for direct consumption by pets, also known as pet food, including pet compound feed, pet additive premix feed and other pet feeds.

The compound feed for pets refers to the feed prepared from various feed raw materials and feed additives according to a certain proportion to meet the nutritional needs of pets in different life stages or under specific physiological and pathological conditions, and can be used alone to meet the comprehensive nutritional needs of pets.
Pre-mixed feed of pet additives refers to the feed prepared by nutritional feed additives and carriers or diluents according to a certain proportion in order to meet the needs of pets for nutritional feed additives such as amino acids, vitamins, mineral trace elements, enzyme preparations, etc.

Other pet feeds refer to feeds prepared from several feed raw materials and feed additives according to a certain proportion for the purpose of rewarding pets, interacting with pets or stimulating pets to chew and bite.

Article 3

Enterprises applying for production of pet compound feed and pet additive premix feed shall comply with the requirements of “license conditions for pet feed production enterprises”, apply to the feed management department of the people’s government at the provincial level in the place of production, and obtain the feed production license according to law.

Article 4

Pet feed production enterprises shall, in accordance with the relevant provisions and standards, inspect or inspect the purchased feed raw materials, additive premix feed and feed additives; The use of feed additives shall comply with the “Catalogue of Feed Additive Varieties” and “Standard for Safe Use of Feed Additives” and other restrictive provisions. It is forbidden to use any substance other than “Catalogue of Feed Raw Materials” and “Catalogue of Feed Additive Varieties” to produce pet feed.

Pet feed production enterprises shall truthfully record the name, origin, quantity, shelf life, license document number, quality inspection information, name of production enterprise or supplier, contact information and purchase date of the purchased feed raw materials, additive premix feed and feed additives. The record keeping period shall not be less than 2 years.

Article 5

Pet compound feed, pet additive premix feed production enterprises shall, in accordance with the product quality standards, feed quality and safety management standards “to organize production, the implementation of effective control of the production process and the implementation of production records and product sample observation system.
Other pet feed production enterprises shall organize production in accordance with the product quality standards, establish and improve the management systems of procurement, production, inspection, sales, storage, etc., effectively control the production process and implement the production records and product sample retention observation system.

Article 6

Pet feed production enterprises shall carry out quality inspection on their products; Those who pass the inspection shall be attached with the product quality inspection certificate. Without product quality inspection, unqualified inspection or not attached with product quality inspection certificate, shall not be sold out of the factory.
Pet feed production enterprises shall truthfully record the name, quantity, production date, production batch, quality inspection information, buyer’s name, contact information and sales date of the pet feed products sold out of the factory. The record keeping period shall not be less than 2 years.

Article 7

Pet feed products sold out of the factory shall be packaged, and the packaging shall conform to the relevant national safety and hygiene regulations.

Article 8

The packaging of pet feed products should be labeled. The label shall conform to the requirements of “Regulations on Labeling Pet Feed”.

Article 9

Pet feed production enterprises should take effective measures to ensure product quality and safety. Health indicators of pet feed products shall conform to the requirements of the “Regulations on Health of Pet Feed”.

Article 10

Pet feed operators shall check the pet feed product labels and product quality inspection certificates when purchasing. For pet compound feed and pet additive premixed feed products, the license documents such as feed production license and import registration certificate shall also be checked.
Pet feed operators shall not unpack or repack pet feed products, and shall not reprocess or add any substance to pet feed products.

It is forbidden to operate pet feed without product label, product quality standard and product quality inspection certificate. Prohibit the operation of pet feed whose labels do not meet the requirements of the “Regulations on Pet Feed Labelling”. It is forbidden to operate pet feed produced with any substance other than “Catalogue of Feed Raw Materials” and “Catalogue of Feed Additive Varieties”.

Prohibit the operation of pet compound feed and pet additive premix feed without production license. Prohibit the operation of imported pet compound feed and pet additive premix feed without obtaining import registration certificate.

Article 11

Pet feed operators shall establish a ledger for the purchase and sale of pet feed products, and truthfully record the name, license document number, specification, quantity, shelf life, name of the production enterprise or name of the supplier and their contact information, purchase and sale time, etc. The purchase and sale ledger shall be kept for not less than 2 years.

Article 12

The third-party platform provider of online pet feed product trading shall register the online pet feed operators with their real names, urge the operators to earnestly fulfill their responsibilities and obligations for the quality and safety management of pet feed products, and ensure that the pet feed products sold on the platform meet the requirements of these Measures.

Article 13

If the pet feed production enterprise finds that the products it produces may be harmful to the health of pets or have other potential safety hazards, it shall immediately stop production, notify the operators and users, report to the feed management department, voluntarily recall the products, and record the recall and notification. The recalled products shall be disposed of harmlessly or destroyed under the supervision of the feed management department.

If a pet feed operator finds that the pet feed product it sells has the circumstances specified in the preceding paragraph, it shall immediately stop selling, notify the production enterprise, suppliers and users, report to the feed management department, and record the notification.

Article 14

If an overseas pet feed production enterprise exports pet compound feed and pet additive premix feed to China, it shall entrust an overseas enterprise’s office in China or an agency in China to apply for registration with the agricultural administrative department of the State Council and obtain an import registration certificate in accordance with the law.

Article 15

Pet feed exported to China shall be packaged and attached with a Chinese label that meets the requirements of the “Regulations on Pet Feed Labeling”; The hygiene index of the product shall conform to the requirements of the “Regulations on Hygiene of Pet Feed”; Pet compound feed and pet additive premix feed shall also meet the filing standards for imported registered products.

Feed raw materials and feed additives used in the production of pet feed for export to China shall conform to the requirements of the Catalogue of Feed Raw Materials and the Catalogue of Feed Additive Varieties, and shall comply with the provisions of the Catalogue of Feed Additive Varieties and the Standard for Safe Use of Feed Additives.

Article 16

The administrative department of agriculture under the State Council and the feed administration department of the people’s government at or above the county level shall organize regular or irregular supervision and spot checks of pet feed products as required.

The administrative department of agriculture under the State Council and the feed administration department of the people’s government at the provincial level shall, in accordance with their duties and powers, publish the results of supervision and spot checks, and may also publish a list of pet feed production enterprises and operators with bad records and third party trading platforms that provide services to the operators.

Article 17

Those who produce pet compound feed and pet additive premix feed without obtaining a feed production license shall be punished according to Article 38 of the Regulation on the Administration of Feed and Feed Additives.

Article 18

If a pet feed production enterprise violates the provisions of these Measures and uses substances other than the Catalogue of Feed Raw Materials and the Catalogue of Feed Additive Varieties to produce pet feed, or fails to comply with the restrictive provisions of the administrative department of agriculture under the State Council, it shall be punished in accordance with Article 39 of the Regulations on the Administration of Feed and Feed Additives.

Article 19

If a pet feed production enterprise fails to inspect or inspect the purchased feed raw materials, additive premix feed and feed additives, or fails to inspect the product quality of the produced pet feed, it shall be punished according to Article 40 of the Regulations on the Administration of Feed and Feed Additives.

Article 20

If the production enterprise of pet compound feed and pet additive premix feed does not comply with the “Feed Quality and Safety Management Standard”, it shall be punished according to Article 40 of the “Feed and Feed Additive Management Regulations”.

Article 21

If a pet feed production enterprise fails to implement a system of purchasing, production and sales records or a system of observing samples of products, it shall be punished according to Article 41 of the Regulations on the Administration of Feed and Feed Additives.

Article 22

If the pet feed products are not attached with the product quality inspection certificate or the packaging and labels do not conform to the regulations, they shall be punished according to Article 41 of the Regulation on the Administration of Feed and Feed Additives.

Article 23

If a pet feed operator commits any of the following acts, he shall be punished according to Article 43 of the Regulation on the Administration of Feed and Feed Additives:
(1) Re-processing or adding substances to the pet feed products it manages; (two) the operation of pet feed without product labels, no product quality inspection certificate; Business without a production license of pet compound feed, pet additive premix feed; (three) the operation of pet feed produced with substances other than the “Catalogue of Feed Raw Materials” and “Catalogue of Feed Additive Varieties”; (four) operating imported pet compound feed and pet additive premix feed without obtaining an import registration certificate.

Article 24

If a pet feed operator commits any of the following acts, he shall be punished according to Article 44 of the Regulation on the Administration of Feed and Feed Additives:
(1) unpacking or repackaging pet feed products; (two) did not implement the purchase and sale of products ledger system; (three) the pet feed products are invalid, moldy or exceed the shelf life.

Article 25

For pet feed products specified in Article 15 of these Measures, if the production enterprise does not voluntarily recall them, it shall be punished according to Article 45 of the Regulation on the Administration of Feed and Feed Additives.

Article 26

Pet feed production enterprises and operators who have one of the following acts shall be punished in accordance with article 46 of the regulations on the administration of feed and feed additives:
(a) the production and operation of pet feed products without product quality standards or not in conformity with the product quality standards; (two) the production and operation of pet feed products are inconsistent with the contents of the label.

Article 27

These Measures are only applicable to the management of pet dog and cat feed. Other types of pet feed management requirements shall be stipulated separately.

Article 28

These Measures shall come into force as of June 1, 2018.

 

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