Good Production Practices in the Feed Industry

Good Production Practices to improve feed safety



About this course

IFIF is a founding partner of the FAO-led Feed Safety Multi-Stakeholder Partnership, which was formally launched in April 2016 and aims at improving the safety of feed, and thus enhancing food safety, animal health and welfare and food security.

In this context, IFIF has associated with anpro campus to design this Good Production Practices in the Feed Industry e-Programme, which use the IFIF FAO ‘Feed Manual of Good Practices’ for the Feed Industry based on the Codex Code of Practice on Good Animal Feeding as a basis for the training materials.

The course has 10 modules, covering the following topics:

1. Opportunities and challenges in the Global Feed Industry
2. Importance of feed production and the need to have safety measures and standards in place
3. Sources of feed contamination
4. Challenge and Opportunity in the feed industry / IFIF Pillars
5. Health Hazards Associated with Animal Feed
6. Good Production Practices

a. Buildings and facilities / Location of feed establishment / Design and layout
b. Internal structure and fittings / Water supply / Cleaning facilities
c. Personnel hygiene facilities / Air quality, temperature and ventilation/ Lightening
d. Equipment / Personnel hygiene / Cleaning / Maintenance
e. Pest Control / Waste / Drains
f. Storage / Transport

7. Cross Contamination
8. Carry over
9. Methods of Sampling and Analysis
10. Tools used for Sampling and Analysis


10 Modules


240 mins.



Meet the instructors


Angela Pellegrino Missaglia

Field Expert

Curriculum Vitae

Magali Verrengia

Educational design

Curriculum Vitae

Federico Etcheverry

Educational design

Curriculum Vitae


    Self-enrolment, self-paced and on demand
    Multiple supports: desktop or mobile platforms
    Available online and offline
    Multimedia content
    Support by the Field Expert
    Technical support
    Optional Final Exam and Certification


Free course access / Paid Certification