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Feeding Stuffs Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2001

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Control of feed materials

10.—(1) A person shall not put into circulation any feed material of a description specified in column (3) of Part II of Schedule 2, under a name other than that specified in the corresponding entry in column (2) of that Part.

(2) A person shall not put into circulation any feed material of a description specified in column (1) of Part III of Schedule 2, except under a name or description, or a name and description (other than one specified in that column or in column (2) of Part II of that Schedule) sufficiently specific to indicate the nature of the material.

(3) A person shall not—

(a)put into circulation any feed material of a description specified in column (3) of Part II of Schedule 2, and which has a name specified in the corresponding entry in column (2) of that Part which includes a common name or term specified in column (4) of Part I of that Schedule, or

(b)sell, or have in possession with a view to sale, any compound feeding stuff containing any such feed material,

unless, in either case, the feed material was prepared by the process specified, in relation to the common name or term, in column (2), and described in column (3) of Part I of that Schedule.

(4) A person shall not put into circulation any feed material, or sell, or have in possession with a view to sale, any compound feeding stuff containing any feed material, unless—

(a)in the case of any feed material of a description specified in column (3) of Part II of Schedule 2—

(i)the botanical purity by weight of the feed material is not less than the percentage (if any) specified in relation to it in column (3) of Part II of that Schedule or, if none is specified, is not less than 95%; and

(ii)the feed material complies with the requirements of paragraph 1 of Section II of Part A of the Annex to the Feed Materials Directive, and

(b)in the case of any feed material of a description specified in column (1) of Part III of that Schedule—

(i)the botanical purity by weight of the feed material is not less than 95%; and

(ii)the feed material complies with the requirements of paragraph 1 of Section II as aforesaid.

(5) A person shall not use any feed material to bind another feed material, if the quantity of the feed material so used exceeds 3% of the total weight of the feed material bound.

(6) Without prejudice to sections 73 and 73A, a person shall not import into Northern Ireland from any country which is neither a member State nor another part of the United Kingdom, supply (otherwise than on sale) or have in possession with a view to so supplying, any feed material, unless it is wholesome, and is not deleterious or dangerous to farmed creatures, to pet animals or, through consumption of the products of any animal fed with the feed material, to human beings.

(7) A person shall not put into circulation any feed material, in a manner likely to mislead.

(8) In paragraph 4(a) “description” shall be taken to exclude any botanical purity requirement.

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