The quality and safety of this feed is crucial since it can have an impact on animal health, on the products made from these animals, and even on the environment.
The term animal feed also encompasses pet food. This is because, even though we don't eat it ourselves, the health of our animals is our concern. For these animals too, it is vital that the food produced is safe and healthy. That is why a significant number of requirements applicable to cattle feed also apply to pet food.
There are different types of feed: feed materials, feed additives, compound feed including pet food and medicated feed
According to its nature and its origin, animal feed from third countries is subject to different inspections.