The German and Austrian quality standard systems will
acknowledge each other's programs from now on.
This means that compound feed producers, meeting the requirements of the
Agramarkt Austra Marketing's Pastus+ will also be able to enter the German
market without having to go through extra audits by Germany's system QS (Quality
The other way round, those mix feed companies meeting an
annual QS audit in Germany, will automatically meet the Austrian feed quality
The agreement, made at the
CIES International Food Safety Conference in Munich, Germany, is a step in the
direction of one unified European quality standard system. Moreover, it helps to
reduce additional costs for compound feed producers.
have already been working in the European Meat Alliance (EMA), in which several
European quality standards and retail companies are working together to
guarantee the quality of products sold internationally.
Quality and Security (Qualität und Sicherheit, QS)
International Food Safety Conference
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