GrainCorp Liquid Feeds production plants are FeedSafe® accredited.
FeedSafe® is a HACCP based Quality Assurance accreditation program aimed at increasing the commitment of the Australian stock feed industry to quality assurance and risk mitigation in the manufacture and use of animal feeds. The Stock Feed Manufacturers Council of Australia (SFMCA) through FeedSafe® has recognised the need for a broader industry approach to feed and food safety.
"FeedSafe Accredited - a HACCP based QA accreditation program"
All full (active manufacturer) members of the SFMCA are be required to comply with FeedSafe® to retain their Association membership. The central aspect of FeedSafe® is a Code of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), which has been developed in conjunction with the Chief Veterinary Officers within each State, and the final document has Primary Industries Ministerial Council endorsement.
FeedSafe® requires feed manufacturers to meet minimum standards in relation to:
To obtain FeedSafe® accreditation, feed manufacturers are required to undergo annual site audits, these being conducted by independent third party auditors.
GrainCorp Liquid Feeds was the first approved supplement provider to join the Pasturefed Cattle Assurance System Approved Supplements Scheme.
PCAS was developed by Cattle Council of Australia as an assurance program that enables the industry to prove claims relating to pasturefed or grassfed production methods. As a result, feed manufacturers can supply ‘PCAS-Approved’ feed and forage products to producers through PCAS.